The average cost of an in-state college for a Utah resident is about $18k per year. Here are six ways you can cut down those costs while you're in high school.



SCHOLARSHIPS OF THE MONTH:

Values: $1,500-6,500
Deadline: March 22nd for "Teen Driver" 
Postmarked by April 24 for "Your Turn..."


Value: $500-5,000
Deadline: March 15





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TIP OF THE MONTH:

Ask your parents if their work offers any help with future college costs. They may offer scholarships for family members of their employees or other awesome programs like tuition reimbursement or discount programs that could save you a lot of dough!


 Did you know you can take college courses and gain college credit during your junior and senior year of high school? You can with Concurrent Enrollment. Check out our new video to learn more. 



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How are you going to pay for college? Not sure? Don't worry. We have everything you need to know.







EVENT HIGHLIGHT:


Utah CollegeCon is a free conference experience on March 18 to help prepare Utah students like yourself for success in college and career. Learn more.



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