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Military Magnet Academy (South Carolina GEAR UP)

  • Military Magnet Academy (South Carolina GEAR UP)
  • 2950 Carner Avenue
  • North Charleston, SC 29405
  • (843) 745-7102

Program Description

(Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs) offers the students, families, educators, and communities of selected SC middle and high schools services that promote academic achievement and college awareness. SC GEAR UP is federally funded by the US Department of Education and administered by the SC Commission on Higher Education.

MISSION

To increase the number of low-income students who are prepared to enter and succeed in postsecondary education.

Services Provided

  • Academic enrichment/tutoring/study skills
  • Career exploration and counseling/internships
  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • College fairs/campus visits
  • Financial aid advising/FAFSA completion
  • Parent/family services
  • SAT/ACT and other test preparation

Demographics

First-Generation

  • Less than 25%