Wendy Yu’s Advice to Future College Students: Get Involved!

My name is Wendy Yu and I am a first-generation Chinese American student born and raised in Salt Lake City, Utah. My parents are from China and immigrated to the United States to provide me better opportunities to pursue the “American Dream”. I am a proud graduate of Granger High School in West Valley City.

12 Days of Scholarships: Day 2 of 12

  Happy holidays! From December 3rd through December 18th we’ll post one new scholarship opportunity daily on our @StepUpUtah Twitter and Instagram accounts.   Bear in mind – some of the scholarship contests have closed since we first posted them, but many more are still open – there’s still time to give yourself the gift

12 Days of Scholarships: Day 1 of 12

Happy holidays! From December 3rd through December 18th we’ll post one new scholarship opportunity daily on our @StepUpUtah Twitter and Instagram accounts.   Bear in mind – some of the scholarship contests have closed since we first posted them, but many more are still open – there’s still time to give yourself the gift of scholarship

What to do if you missed out on Utah College Application Week

Missed out on Utah College Application week at your school? Haven’t applied for college yet? Don’t panic! It’s not the end of the world. You still have time to apply for college. And StepUp has the resources to help.   First, decide where you want to apply.     Take some time to research colleges

My Educational Journey and Advice to Fellow Students…

Hello, Utah students! My name is Miles Schaffer. I am a StepUp Ambassador, first-year student at the University of Utah, a Utah native, and lover all things this state has to offer. I spend my summers hiking, biking, and rock climbing, and I spend my winters trying to stay warm. I’m passionate about learning and

5 things grades 8-11 can do to prepare for college applications

College can seem like it’s a long way in your future, but there are things you can do now to prepare for applying for colleges during your senior year!   1. Think about your future career.   What are your interests and talents? What subjects do you like best in school? Knowing the answers to

College Resources for American Indian & Alaska-Native Students

Written by Paying for College Expert Katie Wornek – Posted on November 6, 2018 In honor of Native American Indian Heritage Month (November), StepUp is taking time to reflect on the importance of culture, equity, and diversity on our college campuses. Here are just a few of the higher education resources designed to celebrate and