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StepUp Utah

Grade Levels: 9 - 12
Core Subject(s): Financial Literacy
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  • StepUp Utah: 4 Important Steps to Take When Applying for Scholarships

    In this awesome short and animated video, we'll go over the scholarship application process, tips for applying for scholarships, letters of recommendation, scholarship essays, and 4 important steps that you can take to maximize your chances of winning scholarship money for college. Video created by Planet Nutshell and brought to you by Step Up Utah, The Utah Education Network (UEN), the Utah Higher Education Assistance Authority (UHEAA), American Graduate, and UtahFutures.

    Length: 00:01:39
  • StepUp Utah: Budgeting for College Students

    Here are 5 important steps for budgeting like a pro while you're in college and beyond. Learn how to budget today and your future self will thank you a million times over later on.

    Length: 00:01:40
  • StepUp Utah: Federal and Private Student Loans

    In order to truly borrow student loans wisely, you need to understand all of your student loan options. When it comes to paying for college, federal student loans offer several distinct advantages over private loans (benefits, repayment plans, grace period, etc.). Sometimes you may not know about these because they don't appear on your TV late at night, or pop up as an ad in the middle of a game you are playing on of your mobile device.

    Length: 00:00:00
  • StepUp Utah: Federal Student Loan Repayment Options

    If you have had trouble repaying your federal student loans, the first thing to do is check with your servicer to see if there's a different repayment plan that will work for you. Get professional advice and tips on how to make your monthly payments more affordable for your personal situation.

    Length: 00:01:42
  • StepUp Utah: Filling out the FAFSA

    The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the key to obtaining federal financial aid like grants, work-study, student loans, and some scholarships used to pay for college. This video covers: What the FAFSA is, how it is used to calculate your eligibility for federal financial aid, what you'll need to complete your FAFSA, FAFSA priority deadlines, and more. Submit your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at http://fafsa.gov.

    Length: 00:00:00
  • StepUp Utah: How to Get Out of Student Loan Default

    If you have had trouble repaying your federal student loans and need help getting out of default status, this video is for you. Get professional advice and tips on how to get yourself out of default and back to a good financial standing.

    Length: 00:01:25
  • StepUp Utah: How to Plan for the Cost of College in 4 Steps

    In this awesome short and animated video, we'll show you how to plan and prepare for the costs of your college education in 4 steps. Planning and preparing beforehand will make the task of paying for college much easier to handle down the road. Video created by Planet Nutshell and brought to you by Step Up Utah, The Utah Education Network (UEN), the Utah Higher Education Assistance Authority (UHEAA), American Graduate, and UtahFutures.

    Length: 00:01:33
  • StepUp Utah: It?s Payback Time! (Know Before You Borrow)

    Before you take out student loans, have a plan to keep track of your borrowing throughout school so you don’t run into any trouble down the road.

    Length: 00:00:00
  • StepUp Utah: Paying for College - The Financial Aid Order of Operations

    Excited for college but unsure how to pay for it? In this awesome short and animated video, we'll go over the several different options available when it comes to paying for college (scholarships, savings, grants, work-study, and student loans) and what order you should use them in. Video created by Planet Nutshell and brought to you by Step Up Utah, The Utah Education Network (UEN), the Utah Higher Education Assistance Authority (UHEAA), American Graduate, and UtahFutures.

    Length: 00:01:46
  • StepUp Utah: Searching & Applying for Scholarships 101

    In this episode, we'll go over pro tips and advice on searching for, applying for, and winning scholarships.

    Length: 00:01:37
  • StepUp Utah: Should I Borrow Student Loans to Help Pay for College?

    In this awesome short and animated video, we'll go over the questions you should ask yourself and the steps you should take before deciding to borrow student loans (federal or private) to help cover your college costs. Video created by Planet Nutshell and brought to you by Step Up Utah, The Utah Education Network (UEN), the Utah Higher Education Assistance Authority (UHEAA), American Graduate, and UtahFutures.

    Length: 00:01:40
  • StepUp Utah: Types of Federal Loans

    So you've already determined that you need to borrow a student loan to help pay for college - but what kind do you choose? This helpful video will give you an overview of the various federal student loan types: Subsidized Direct Loans, Unsubsidized Direct Loans, and Direct PLUS Loans.

    Length: 00:00:00
  • StepUp Utah: What to Do After the FAFSA

    This video goes over the steps you will need to take after you have submitted your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA): Checking with target school's financial aid offices for additional information, financial aid award letters, comparing award letters, accepting financial aid, deciding which types of aid to accept, etc.

    Length: 00:00:00

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