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Resources to Take Advantage of While in School

If you find yourself overwhelmed by the possibilities of your new college life, don’t fret. As you embark on your educational journey at Ensign College, take advantage of the many resources offered to make your life easier. Whether you have questions about scholarships, need help deciding your career path, or just need someone to talk to, Ensign is here to support you.

Financial Aid and Scholarships

Determining how you’ll pay for your education is one of the most stressful parts of planning for college. The Financial Aid and Scholarships office can provide information about options to help you manage college costs. They can tell you about the different types of financial aid offered and help you apply for scholarships . Between private loans, federal student loans, and scholarships, you can find the support you need.

Success Advisors

Which program will help you accomplish your professional and educational goals? If you need to decide which certificate you should add to your degree, develop a graduation plan, and make sure you’re on track—that’s where success advisors come in. You are assigned an advisor based on your chosen program at Ensign College. They can help you assess your strengths, interests, and goals so you are on firm footing on the route to graduation. Begin this process early to chart a course to academic success that will save you expensive detours later on. Make sure to set an appointment first thing to start your college career off on the right foot.


At Ensign College, students strive for excellence. Ensign tutors can help you with math, accounting, writing, and other subjects. Take advantage of the opportunity to ask questions, practice, and perfect your assignments by talking to someone who has also gone through similar experiences. Sometimes, meeting with a tutor instead of studying on your own can save you a lot of time and teach you an easier and better path to mastering a subject. After all, why be satisfied with learning enough to pass your classes when you can be brilliant with a little help?

Counseling Services

Few times in life are more mentally and emotionally challenging than the transition into college. You may have left friends and familiar surroundings to venture into the unknown, maybe even by moving from a different country. The strain those changes cause often shows in the form of stress, anxiety, and even depression. To assist students with the difficulties of life, Ensign College offers counseling services . Those include a variety of resources on and off campus to support you when going through difficult times. Don’t hesitate to seek help when you need it, no matter how long you’ve been in school. Though college may be challenging, it is also a time when you can grow and learn the most about yourself.

Networking Opportunities

Most college students won’t understand the value of making the right connections until after they graduate and start job-hunting. Unfortunately, many of the best networking opportunities are happening right now—in school.

Take advantage of every chance you get to meet people in your chosen field. At Ensign College, you have the chance to participate in career fairs, join student organizations and business clubs , delve into practical learning opportunities, and network with faculty members and prospective employers. You also have the advantage of learning from working professionals who can guide you through your journey. The best connections are created through working toward common objectives, so make the most of internships and in-class group projects. These connections will help you as you look for a job, not to mention provide you with an invaluable support group throughout your life.

Public Transportation

Let’s be honest—nobody likes rushing to campus with minutes until class starts, only to spend 20 minutes looking for a parking spot. That’s why it’s a good idea to take advantage of the partnership Ensign College has with Utah Transit Authority (UTA). Ensign College students are eligible to receive a UTA Transit Pass that will grant you free access to bus lines, FrontRunner, and TRAX along the Wasatch Front. These resources make commuting to college easier and can be lifesavers… and not just for the money you’ll save. Riding public transportation to and from school is a great way to help the environment, while also giving you scheduled time each day to work on your studies.

Career and Internship Services

Arguably one of the most important services Ensign College offers, Career and Internship Services can help you prepare for the job market and acquire critical skills to stand out from the crowd. You can get help with:

  • Career Exploration 
  • Clifton Strengths 
  • Resume Preparation 
  • LinkedIn Profile Optimization 
  • Internship Searches 
  • Job Searches 
  • Interviewing Skills 

… and so much more. Don’t wait to schedule an appointment with a career counselor. The skills and resources you will gain will impact the course of your academic and professional career.

You can find many other valuable resources not listed here in the Student Success Center. Ensign College is committed to supporting your needs as you walk your path toward achieving your goals. Your success is not just a destination but a continuous journey, and we are honored to be part of it every step of the way.

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