Resources for Preparing for College

The New Hampshire GEAR UP Alliance has developed in-depth resources to help students prepare for college. In addition to our own guides, we offer a range of resources to help reach your academic goals. You’ll also find information on two-year and four-year college options, as well as study guides to prepare for entrance exams.

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El Libro de Navegación

Una guía para estudiantes de tercer y cuarto año de escuela secundaria para navegar sus próximos pasos después de graduarse de la escuela secundaria. Esta guía tiene información como aplicar a una escuela de cuatro años, dos años o técnica; encontrar ayuda financiera; e ingresar a la fuerza laboral o al servicio militar. Lee el Libro de Navegación. 

The College Access Chronicles

As part of the New Hampshire GEAR UP Alliance’s goal to prepare students for college and careers after high school, The College Access Chronicles delves into the minds of professionals out in the world, asking them to share their journey to success and what advice they have for students paving their own path. Find all of our episodes and listen in here.

Study New Hampshire

Study New Hampshire is a vital resource for students looking for the best places to attend college. It offers information on New Hampshire college and university options, academic and athletic programs, tuition assistance, and more. Visit Study New Hampshire.

GEAR UP Navigate Book

A guide for juniors and seniors as they navigate their next steps after high school graduation. Information covers applying to a four-year, two-year, or technical school; accessing financial aid; and entering the workforce or military service. Read the Navigate Book.

Career Awareness & Exploration

A website created by GEAR UP Manchester to help educators and students explore career options. Students learn to research career pathways based on their values and interests, including setting and achieving goals. Lesson plans also include guidance on academic planning, financial planning, life and work skills, and more. Visit the website.


A hub for students to search and apply for college scholarships. Students complete a profile to get matched with scholarships based on their accomplishments, interests, and unique traits. Search and apply for scholarships.

ACT Prep

Study guides, flashcards, and practice tests to help students prepare for the ACT college entrance exams. Explore ACT.

SAT Prep

Study guides, strategies, skills, and practice tests to help students prepare for the SAT college entrance exams. Explore SAT prep.