StepUp Spotlight: Meet our Utah Paying for College Experts, Katie and Jacob

We’re happy to tell you all about our amazing Community Outreach Officers in this week’s StepUp Spotlight. Jacob and Katie are both fairly new additions to our team and we couldn’t be happier to have them. Not only are they great outreach officers, FAFSA wizards, and Paying for College Experts, they’re also wonderful people who care … Continued


How Utah College Application Week helped me

By Adrian Daza Hello my name is Adrian Daza. I’m a senior at Pine View High School. My favorite sport is soccer and I play on the high school team. My parents are Hispanic and from Acapulco Guerrero, Mexico. I was born in the United States and am the oldest of three children. My parents … Continued

Utah College Application Week

Utah College Application Week: Where did you apply to college?

Hope you got a chance to apply to college during your schools Utah College Application Week. If not, apply to college now! If you need help, ask your school counselor or someone else you know who can help you. During November, thousands of Utah high school seniors applied to college during school hours with help from … Continued

College Application Week

Utah College Application Week is almost here!

By Sumiko Martinez @sumiko.martinez High school seniors, are you excited yet? It’s college application season, and that means it’s time to make a lot of important choices. During the month of November, high schools all over the state will be holding Utah College Application Week (UCAW), which is a chance for you to get help … Continued

UVU Admissions

Six things I wish I knew before I applied to college

By Jason Terry @uvufutures Working as an admissions counselor is an exciting thing. Every day I get to watch students prepare for one of the most life changing experiences they will ever have–the college experience. No other time in your life will you be exposed to so many opportunities to improve yourself, meet lifelong friends, … Continued

College Life After High School

College IS possible!

By Maureen Brakke on February 18, 2016 Do you plan to go to college but have NO IDEA how you’re going to get there? If this is you, here are some things you can start doing right now to help you get in the right mindset to get to college: College is for everyone. Even you. Don’t … Continued