Is the program free?

There is no cost to enroll in or to attend activities. This program is funded by a grant through the New Jersey Commission on Higher Education. Students are required to complete an application, attend an interview accompanied by their parent/guardian, and sign a participation commitment contract. Program help Students?

How does SMT COLLEGE BOUND/GEAR UP program help Students?

When students join SMT COLLEGE BOUND/GEAR UP, they begin preparing themselves for college success. Program staff, tutors, teachers, counselors, and mentors assist them with school work, college applications, standardized tests, and personal concerns. Students gain the skills they need to succeed in school and at the college level.