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#WhyUtahColleges: Utah Valley University Has a Place for You

By Colton Simons Transitioning to college is a totally daunting experience.  You are facing a major change that will affect every day for the rest of your life.  No pressure, right?  Wrong!  This is a big deal, and no one is going to try and tell you otherwise.  That’s why we at Utah Valley University

Frequently Asked Question: “How do I choose the right college?”

A Utah student named Brooke reached out to us after our last newsletter asking a question that we hear and frequently, “How do I choose the right college?” In case you didn’t already know, we’re all about helping Utah students and their families prepare and pay for college and well equipped to answer that question!

#WhyUtahColleges: Salt Lake Community College

When it comes to picking a school, we can show you why Salt Lake Community College should be your first choice.   For starters, if you’re already in the Salt Lake Valley, we have an SLCC location near your home and work.     Think you can’t afford college? Think again. #SLCCPromise   The SLCC

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8th Grade

High school doesn’t start until next year, but now is the time to prepare for it. These checklists can help you make sure to get the most of high school and get you starting thinking about your plans after graduation.

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9th Grade

Let StepUp help you get high school off to a strong start—it’s time to start exploring your college options and see what opportunities are out there for you.

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10th Grade

As you get closer to finishing high school, StepUp can help you decide what comes next. This checklist will help you figure out the right classes to take and what certificate or degree you’ll need to live the life you want after graduation.

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11th Grade

This is a big year. Your time in high school is wrapping up, so it’s time to make sure you’re organized for next year. You’ll want to start touring college campuses and deciding what colleges you’ll apply for next year—StepUp can help you figure out what you need to do and when.

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12th Grade

This is the year all your hard work pays off! Stay focused—the finish line is almost in sight.

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