Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) Austin: 2021 Fall Student Focus Group Results Summary

This report describes findings generated from student focus groups across four GEAR UP campuses in the Fall 2021 semester. The focus group participants described their perspectives of the GEAR UP program, experiences with the GEAR UP activities, and plans for future education. Findings obtained from the 2021 fall student focus groups echoed those obtained from focus group interviews with students and teachers in the 2018-2019 and 2019-2020 school years.