Advice for Working Students

By Katie Wornek, Outreach Officer and Financial Aid Expert – April 5, 2019 For most of us, having a job is an inevitable part of life. Research shows that: 35% of 16- to 19-year olds have a summer job 29% of teenagers work at their job all year long, and; More than 70% of college

#WhyUtahColleges (BYU): Here Are Our Reasons Y, What are Yours?

Brigham Young University is a private, non-profit research university in Provo, Utah wholly owned by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.  Choosing where to go to college can be a crazy ride! There are a lot of great options out there– finding the best fit for you can be hard. BYU has a lot to

Saving now is about your future

April is financial literacy month and to celebrate, StepUp has teamed up with my529 – Utah’s 529 educational savings plan – to provide helpful information about saving for college! Thinking about attending a university, community college, or technical school? Higher education is a great path toward your future career, but it does cost money. Scholarships and

#WhyUtahColleges: LDS Business College

LDS Business College (LDSBC), located in downtown Salt Lake City, is operated by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.   LDSBC’s mission is to help its students enhance both their spiritual wellbeing and academic strengths by providing them with relevant, in-demand, and market-ready skills. LDSBC’s programs are designed “for students who are looking for

#WhyUtahColleges: Top Reasons to Attend Westminster College

With the goal of guiding its graduates to successful and meaningful lives, Westminster provides learning experiences for both undergraduate and graduate students that guarantee to be life-changing. Faculty focus on teaching, learning and developing distinctive, innovative programs, while students thrive on Westminster’s urban Sugar House campus within minutes of the Wasatch Mountains. From Boise to

#WhyUtahColleges: Utah System of Technical Colleges (UTECH)

The Utah System of Technical Colleges (known as UTECH) consists of eight technical colleges across Utah. Technical colleges offer shorter degree and certificate programs (as opposed to two- or four-year college degree programs) designed to qualify students to work in a variety of career fields. Technical colleges play an important role in today’s workforce. According

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?,,, and 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