Frequently Asked Question: “How do I choose the right college?”

A Utah student named Brooke reached out to us after our last newsletter asking a question that we hear and frequently, “How do I choose the right college?” In case you didn’t already know, we’re all about helping Utah students and their families prepare and pay for college and well equipped to answer that question!

#WhyUtahColleges: Salt Lake Community College

When it comes to picking a school, we can show you why Salt Lake Community College should be your first choice.   For starters, if you’re already in the Salt Lake Valley, we have an SLCC location near your home and work.     Think you can’t afford college? Think again. #SLCCPromise   The SLCC

Title IV + More Podcast: Episode 16 Transcript (April 24, 2018)

This is the transcript for Episode 16 (April 24, 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

#WhyUtahColleges: Why Weber State Is Just Right For Me

By Sydney Tesch, Current WSU student     As my high school senior year came to an end, decision-making crunch-time loomed. After the scholarship acceptance letters came, I instantly felt that Weber State University was just right for me.   I grew up in Ogden, so I thought I might go away to school. I

#WhyUtahColleges: Utah State University

Utah State University is one of the one of the oldest schools in the Western United States. Since our founding in 1888 as a land-grant university, USU has become a premiere undergraduate research institution known throughout the world for our intellectual and technological leadership.     More than 28,000 students comprise the student body, including

#WhyUtahColleges: Why Dixie State University is My Perfect Place to Learn

By Erin Hakoda. Erin is a senior studying mass communication at Dixie State University. She came to St. George from Hawaii to pursue her passion for writing and public relations. On her time off, Erin enjoys dancing and exploring nature. When I was deciding where to go to college, the mere thought of it presented both

Title IV + More Podcast: Episode 15 Transcript (April 5, 2018)

This is the transcript for Episode 15 (April 5, 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

#WhyUtahColleges: My Decision to Join the University of Utah Family

Hello Friends, My name is Rakin Hall and I am the new Executive Director of the Office of Admissions at the University of Utah.  I recently relocated to the beautiful state of Utah two months ago from southern California. My decision to join the University of Utah Family was easy based on myriad factors. I

#WhyUtahColleges: My University of Utah Experience

By Erik Helgeson   Greetings to all the students of Utah! I’m very excited to be able to write to you all and share with you my experiences living in Salt Lake City and attending school at The University of Utah. Just to give you some background about myself, my name is Erik Helgeson and