THE ULTIMATE GEAR UP PROGRAM

A multi-year online mentoring program that provides all the documentation you need to track your students through GEAR UP objectives and college.

We work with GEAR UPs across the country

Exceptional Student Engagement Implemented For You

  • 45+ interactions per month between mentor and student

  • 85%+ of enrolled students engage on a monthly basis

  • 2X better student participation in GEAR UP events and programs

  • Our student to advisor ratio is 10X better than the national average

  • Our GEAR UP students produce 5X more advising time than the national average

Mentoring is a requirement of GEAR UP because it is theĀ SolutionĀ to our nation’s advising failure.

Without SSA

With SSA

We are Experts on Creating Modern Mentoring Programs

We recruit, train and manage top tier mentors to support your GEAR UP staff

  • 1 out of 4 agents has a full-ride scholarship

  • 9 out of 10 agents received scholarship to attend college2X better student participation in GEAR UP events and programs

  • Our Agents represent 30+ colleges from the top 150 Universities in the US

  • GEAR UP focused advisors from similar background and stories

  • SSA provides two-day on-site training to back their experience

WE LOVE GEAR UP

Every dollar you spend

we provide two dollars in-kind

SSA’s support staff provides all in-kind documentation and tracking

We take care of all reporting

so you can focus on your Students

  • Time stamped texts, calls, and emails

  • Activity reports distributed on monthly basis

  • Electronic imports available via .csv

  • Pre and post qualitative reports conducted

  • SSA provides two-day on-site training to back their experience

Extremely Safe and Secure

Learn about our six step process to safety
  • Vetted Agents
  • Safe and Protected Phone Numbers
  • FERPA and FCC Compliant
  • Time Stamped Communication
  • Red Flag Filters
  • Continuous Monitoring

Transform your school districts today

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