#WhyUtahColleges: Utah System of Technical Colleges (UTECH)

The Utah System of Technical Colleges (known as UTECH) consists of eight technical colleges across Utah. Technical colleges offer shorter degree and certificate programs (as opposed to two- or four-year college degree programs) designed to qualify students to work in a variety of career fields. Technical colleges play an important role in today’s workforce. According

8 things to do over spring break

What are your plans over spring break? Swimming, skating, camping, hiking, biking, or traveling somewhere abroad maybe? While it’s important to enjoy yourself over break and relax, here are a few things that you’d be smart to do over your break. Apply for scholarships. Where can you find these? Collegeboard.org, Chegg.com, UtahFutures.org, and Fastweb.com are good places to start. Also, check out

#WhyUtahColleges: Top 10 Reasons to go to Snow College

#10 – Small School, Small Classes and a Tight-Knit Student Body   Snow College has one of the smallest campuses in the state Our average class size is 16 students, even for freshmen doing their generals Our main campus (Ephraim) has just over 3,000 students (roughly 1/10 the population of the largest campuses in the

Spring is Scholarship Season

By Katie Wornek, Outreach Officer and Financial Aid Expert – March 20, 2019 Hello everyone! I’m Katie Wornek and I work as an Outreach Officer for StepUp Utah and I have a confession….I. HATE. WINTER. No amount of hot chocolate or skiing can make up for the fact that, for basically 6 months out of

How to Spot a Scholarship Scam

By Katie Wornek, Outreach Officer and Financial Aid Expert – March 13, 2019 There are many resources designed to help students just like you pay for college. Scholarships are one of the best options because you never have to pay the money back. Most scholarships are awarded based on a student’s merit – this includes

#WhyUtahColleges: Salt Lake Community College

When it comes to picking a school, we can show you why you should consider Salt Lake Community College! For starters, if you’re already in the Salt Lake Valley, SLCC has a location near your home and work.     Think you can’t afford college? Think again. #SLCCPromise The SLCC Promise helps eligible, full-time students cover