GEAR UP

Paul Barbier, MSc.

GEAR UP Advisor 

Office Hours (room 438): Monday 8-1:30, Tuesday 8-2:30, Wednesday 8-1:30 

Office: 203-275-3999 



Seniors who plan on applying to college need the following: 

1) FAFSA (Federal Application for Financial Student Aid) 
Here’s a link to complete the FAFSA → https://fafsa.ed.gov/ 
Here’s a video link to help fill it out → www.youtube.com/watch?v=MOnT1wazfDM 

2) Common App (This includes 500-word essay and recommendations) 
Here’s a link to the Common App → www.commonapp.org/                                                                 GEAR UP Website
Here’s a video link to help fill it out → www.youtube.com/watch?v=GEU2eWNb7Rc

3) Scholarships 
Here’s a link to a great scholarship search site → www.fastweb.com/
Remember, there’s no need to give out specific financial info or pay anyone for a scholarship!   



  PAUL CAN AND WILL HELP OUT WITH ALL OF THESE! He is located in room 438

    Paul would be happy to speak to students’ parents and help in any way he can!