Welcome to the journey toward higher education!
Whether you’re a freshman or a senior, careful planning and steady work are the things that will help you get to the destination of the college or career training program you choose. We can help guide you (and your parents) throughout this important journey—and help you make smart financial decisions all along the way. Check out the links below to get started.
Writing the college application essay
How to make your essay stand out from the crowd.
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Looking for a program in VT?
Your guide to Vermont colleges & universities.
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FAFSA first! Money for college starts here.
All about why you need to do the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.
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$$ for college: Scholarships for Vermonters
It's simple to apply for VSAC-assisted scholarships!
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Resources (PDFs, eBooks, Spreadsheets, Infographics)

Name Category Type Download Resource
Making the Most of College Visits A High School Student, Searching for a College PDF
Dual Enrollment Step by Step Education Professional, A Parent, A High School Student, A Foster Youth PDF
More Education = More Options Education Professional, A Parent, An Employer, Unsure About College, A High School Student, A Servicemember or Veteran, A Foster Youth Infographic
Learn More to Earn More Education Professional, A Parent, An Employer, Unsure About College, A High School Student, A Servicemember or Veteran, A Foster Youth Infographic
Sample Financial Aid Award Notifications Adult Student, Education Professional, A Parent, An Employer, A High School Student, A Servicemember or Veteran, A Foster Youth, Applying for Financial Aid, Student Aid Options, Student Loan PDF
What Is Success? You Decide Adult Student, Education Professional, Unsure About College, A High School Student, A Servicemember or Veteran, A Foster Youth, Exploring Career Options PDF
What Do You Look for In a Job? Adult Student, Education Professional, Unsure About College, A High School Student, A Servicemember or Veteran, A Foster Youth, Exploring Career Options PDF
Career Interest Checklist Adult Student, Education Professional, A Parent, An Employer, Unsure About College, A High School Student, A Servicemember or Veteran, A Foster Youth, Exploring Career Options PDF
Questions to Ask the Financial Aid Officer Adult Student, A Parent, A High School Student PDF
College Financial Aid Checklist Adult Student, Education Professional, A Parent, A High School Student, A Servicemember or Veteran, A Foster Youth, Applying for Financial Aid, Applying to College PDF

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