Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs

Servicing all 7th graders to:


  • Improve graduation rates
  • Increase readiness and expectations for students to attend a 2 or 4 year college degree program
  • Raise knowledge of college options, preparation, and financing among students and families


What does this look like at Furman?


  • After school Homework club: free tutoring available
  • In class support
  • Free Algebra 1 prep camp in August
  • Guest speakers and Educational field trips to colleges and businesses of Interest



Contact me with any questions or interest:

DeAnna Bahret

GEAR UP College Support Specialist

Furman Middle School

(803)481-8519 ext. 204