#WhyWorkStudy: Part 1

Federal work-study is a program that offers students flexible part-time jobs (usually on-campus) to help pay for college costs. When you complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), you will be asked if you are interested in participating in work-study. Students often have questions about the work-study program, so we decided to ask

Maxwell Ayeliya: My FAFSA Success Story

Hi! My name is Maxwell Ayeliya and I am student in the Master’s of Accounting program at the University of Utah. I also work part-time for StepUp and I’m happy to share my FAFSA Success Story with you. Education is important in a young person’s life. It is always exciting to start college after graduating

Tips for a Successful First Year of College

Written by University of Utah student and StepUp Federal Work-Study Employee Marcella Sweet – Posted on December 18, 2018 College is a whirlwind of change and new experiences that in some ways you cannot anticipate or fully understand until you are standing on the other side looking back. I would do many things differently in

StepUp Spotlight: Meet our new College Access Manager, Lais Martinez

Hey! My name is Lais Martinez and I am the new College Access Coordinator for StepUP. I am passionate about making applying and getting to college easier for all Utah students. When I am not talking with students about getting ready for college, you can find me, watching my favorite movies on repeat (Selena, Stand

Title IV + More Podcast: Episode 10 Transcript

This is the transcript for Episode 10 (January 11, 2018) of the “Title IV + More Podcast for Utah Counselors and Educators” from Katie Wornek, Jacob Newman, and Bryan Lee at StepUp to Higher Education Utah. Listen to the “Title IV + More Podcast for Counselors and Educators” on iTunes Listen to the “Title IV

Title IV + More Podcast: Episode 9 Transcript

This is the transcript for Episode  (January 11, 2018) of the “Title IV + More Podcast for Utah Counselors and Educators” from Katie Wornek, Jacob Newman, and Bryan Lee at StepUp to Higher Education Utah. Listen to the “Title IV + More Podcast for Counselors and Educators” on iTunes Listen to the “Title IV +