About us West Virginia GEAR UP helps students pursue their dreams of earning a college diploma or skillset certificate. Learn more. Upcoming events College Application and Exploration Week October 20 - October 24 Site Coordinator Meeting January 13, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm View All Events View the calendar. #IApplied October 20-24 is College Application and Exploration Week! Have you applied? Share the news using the #IApplied hashtag. Are you a college student or grad? Tell us what you love about your college using #WhyIChose!