Texas Gear Up

    This main TXGU webpage hosts a variety of information for multiple audiences: students, parents/family, and educators. The Student Hub has college preparation tools for students (such as researching colleges, exploring career opportunities and deciding which classes to take in high school). The Parent Spot has guides for parents to support their teens through the college process. This includes topics such as being an advocate for students to applying and paying for college. The Educators’ Lounge has TEKS-aligned lesson plans and other tools to get students excited about and prepared for college.

     Future Ready Texas

    This website is geared toward high school students and their parents. It contains information for college and career planning, as well as recommended questions for students and parents to ask their counselors at each grade level in order to stay on track to achieve their goals. It also provides links to additional resources about college and career readiness.

     Own Your Own Future

    This website has specifically tailored college and career preparation information for students, parents, and teachers, Information is organized around four categories of resources: WHY go to college, PREP for college, FIND a college, and PAY for College. Individualized resources and pathways are explored for each grade level from seventh through twelfth grade.

     Texas On Course

    This website is a Texas tri-agency collaboration that serves as a hub for college and career readiness resources for students, parents, and educators on behalf of three state agencies: TEA, the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board , and the Texas Workforce Commission.

     Today's Military

    This website, Today's Military, provides comprehensive information about the different branches of military service, planning considerations, and guidance.

     Financial Pursuit

    Have Questions about Financial Aid, Scholarships, Grants, and Loans?  Play Financial Pur$uit to learn more about your options for paying for college!  Click here to launch.

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    This website allows you to compare college graduation rates, annual costs, size, and average salary after attending.