The Early Bird Gets the Worm: College Admissions & Money

By Outreach Officer and Paying for College Expert, Katie Wornek – October 16, 2018     Fall is an exciting season for high school seniors! From Homecoming to holidays, you have a lot to look forward to this time of year. Fall is also a very busy and very important time of year when it

Six Reasons to Volunteer In Your Community

By Sara Dorsey – Outreach Coordinator at Lt. Governor’s Commission on Service & Volunteerism     1. Scholarship Opportunities   Scholarships are available specifically to those who volunteer and give back to their communities. By volunteering, you can find new ways to pay for college.   2. Gain Work Experience   Now is the perfect time

6 Reasons Why You Should Join Latinos In Action (LIA)

The StepUP team would like to highlight Latinos In Action in the spirit of National Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 – October 15). Here’s a list of 6 reasons why students in Utah with a hispanic heritage should consider joining the LIA…   Earn scholarships to help you pay for college Visit college campuses and professional workplaces.

FAFSA Fears, Myths, and Urban Legends

By Katie Wornek – StepUp Outreach Officer and Paying For College Expert – 10.3.18   October is here, and with it comes pumpkin carving, haunted houses, and FAFSA SEASON. The “Free Application for Federal Student Aid” (or FAFSA) is the form you must complete to be considered for all forms of financial aid aid from

Complete the 2019-20 FAFSA, Win a $500 FAFSA Scholarship!

By Katie Wornek – StepUp Outreach Officer and Paying For College Expert – 10.3.18 What is a FAFSA Completion Open House? In order to access all types of federal student aid (like grants, work-study, and student loans), as well as many forms of aid from your state or college, you need to complete the Free