NEXT magazine is Utah Business magazine’s annual publication for high school juniors and seniors. It will help you plot a course form where you are now to the beginning of your college career – and beyond.
Overcoming the GPA Blues:
Perhaps academics weren’t really your focus early in high school. But now you’ve realized that grades do matter. It’s time to stop worrying and start figuring things out – even if you feel you’ve completely blown your GPA. Take a deep breath and read on.
Think of it as the ultimate selfie. Except you don’t have to worry about good lighting or whether you’ve got the perfect “oops – do I accidentally look amazing?! #nofilter” face going. It’s your college entrance essay, and it’s your chance to let the people in admissions know what you’re all about.
Proceed with Caution:
Going to college can be scary enough – navigating a large campus, moving away from home, and paying your own bills are just a few things you might experience. Add concerns about paying for tuition and books – and taking out a loan to do it – and the situation gets even scarier.