Rising 12th-grade students in Michigan’s Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs, within the qualifying schools of Benton Harbor, Eau Claire, Fennville, Hartford, and Kalamazoo Central High Schools, will participate in a 2016 summer college tour.
MI GEAR UP students who submit an application and are selected will have the opportunity to tour the midwest and southern regions of the United States and visit some of the best colleges and universities in the country, including HBCU's. This six-day tour will include a first-hand look of college campuses and the college experience, admissions presentations, and financial information. Summer college tour stops will include cultural enrichment and educational centers such as museums, the theatre, and historical sites.
The 2016 MI GEAR UP College Tour will take place from Sunday, June 19 to Saturday, June 25.