College Readiness

UtahFutures

UtahFutures features college and career planning tools, labor market information, job search success skills, education and training. For college readiness we suggest using the following:

Utah System of Higher Education

Utah Colleges and Universities and their programs of study.

StepUP Utah

The StepUp to Higher Education social awareness campaign encourages all Utah students to dream big about their futures and then act on those dreams by preparing for and completing college.

Pathways

Pathways show students a direct connection between doing well in high school and being able to transition smoothly to postsecondary opportunities.

Out of State Post-Secondary Options

Choosing a college is a big and exciting decision. Explore your interests and take the time to find a college that will put you on a path to a bright future.

The College Bound Athlete

When considering to be a college athlete, specific planning and course requirements are essential. Make sure you know NOW what the expectations are.

Prep Exams

One of the most stressful requirements for the entire college application process is preparing and taking the entrance exams.  There are many useful tools to helping students prepare.

CLEP Information

CLEP exams test mastery of college-level material acquired in a variety of ways. There are 33 CLEP exams available to test takers. CLEP exam-takers include adults just entering or returning to school, military service members and traditional college students.

1st generation students

Many times the process of applying and attending college is daunting, especially for the first time student. Visit with your school counselor for more information about the process. Here are a few resources to help guide your discussions.

Transition Programs

“Families, educators, policy makers and advocates all want to see more youth with disabilities go on to postsecondary education, to find meaningful employment, and achieve success in the adult world. There is shared concern over high drop-out rates and low employment rates among young adults with disabilities.” --Author Unknown