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

#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,

12th Grade Paying for College Checklist

By Jacob Newman, Outreach Officer and Financial Aid Expert – February 15, 2019 Here at StepUp, we want to help you learn about paying for college. Here’s a simple checklist of a few things you can do this year to start preparing to pay for college… 12th Grade Paying for College Checklist   1. Apply for

10th and 11th Grade Paying for College Checklist

By Jacob Newman, Outreach Officer and Financial Aid Expert – February 15, 2019 Here at StepUp, we want to help you learn about paying for college. Here’s a simple checklist of a few things you can do this year to start preparing to pay for college.   10th and 11th Grade Paying for College Checklist

8th and 9th Grade Paying for College Checklist

By Jacob Newman, Outreach Officer and Financial Aid Expert – February 15, 2019 Here at StepUp, we want to help you learn about paying for college. Here’s a simple checklist of a few things you can do this year to start preparing to pay for college…   8th and 9th Grade Paying for College Checklist

Cast a Wide Net: College Net Price Calculators

By Jacob Newman, Outreach Officer and Financial Aid Expert – updated January 3, 2019 Spring will be here before you know it! That means dreaming about Spring Break, and colleges that are starting to award scholarships and financial aid to their incoming freshman. Many high school seniors and their families worry about how they are going