High school sophomores, juniors, and parents: Get a leg up on college planning through VSAC's College Pathways events. From searching, to applying, to paying, we've got the content covered.
The last event of the year is Saturday, April 29. Register below and bring a friend!
Saturday, April 29, Johnson State College, 8:45 am–12:30 pm Pre-registration is now closed, but walk-ins are welcome. View the Directions tab for details. Walks-ins Welcome!
- applying to college, step by step
- your college search -- what to consider & tools to use (even when undecided)
- tackling the college admissions essay
- strategies for the SAT/ACT
- searching for scholarships
- financial aid and college costs . . . and more!
Feedback from past parents:
Fantastic resource for the community!
Very helpful and plan to attend again next year!
Excellent topics & presenters. Lots of great information.
Well worth it!
This day was very informative!
- Johnson State College, April 29
Financial Aid & Managing College Costs
Strategies for the SAT & ACT
The Admissions Process: Step by Step
Applying to Selective Colleges
Keep Calm and Prepare for Freshman Year
Campus Support for Students with Learning Disabilities
The College Search: Finding the Right Fit
Free College During High School
Writing the Admissions Essay
Campus Tour: While on campus, you might as well plan to stay for lunch and participate in tour led by Johnson State College's Admission Team.
Johnson State College — Check in at Dibden Center for the Arts between 8:30-9:00 am
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- Workshops on Financial Aid
FINANCIAL AID & MANAGING COLLEGE COSTS
Presenter Handout: Managing College Costs
My Education Loans — VSAC's Education Loan Guide
Presenter Handout: Learning About Scholarships
- Workshop on the College Search
FINDING COLLEGES THAT FIT
- Workshops on Applying to College
ACE THE INTERVIEW
THE ADMISSIONS PROCESS: STEP BY STEP
APPLYING TO SELECTIVE COLLEGES
STRATEGIES FOR THE SAT & ACT
Presenter Handout: Test tips and strategies
WRITING THE ADMISSIONS ESSAY
Presenter PREZI (Saint Michael’s, Johnson State College)
Presenter Powerpoint (Castelton)
- Other Workshops
CAMPUS SUPPORT FOR STUDENTS WITH LEARNING DISABILITIES
FREE COLLEGE DURING HIGH SCHOOL
Introduction to College Studies — a Free Course for Vermont High School Students
Presenter handout: NCAA Initial Eligibility
KEEP CALM & PREPARE FOR FRESHMAN YEAR
WHAT I WISH I HAD KNOWN