A Comparison Study of AVID and GEAR UP 10th-grade Students in Two High Schools in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas

This 2-year study evaluates how Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEARUP) and Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) affected the college plans of 4 cohorts of high school students. Findings showed that there were higher aspirations and college knowledge for AVID and GEARUP students, and considerably higher academic preparation for AVID students.

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Journal of Education for Students Placed At Risk
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