#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

#WhyUtahColleges: Utah State University

Utah State University is one of the oldest schools in the Western United States. Since their founding in 1888 as a land-grant university, USU has become a premier undergraduate research institution known throughout the world for their intellectual and technological leadership.   More than 27,000 students comprise the student body, including students from 88 foreign

Set SMART Goals to be College-Ready

There is a lot of information out there about how to best prepare for college. Because college plans are so different for everyone, it is important that you make your own goals to get you to where you want to be. You may have heard this before and even if you have—take a look at