Whether your child is a senior in high school or still has a long way to go before heading off to college or career training, careful planning is critical to success in higher education.
We can help guide you and your child throughout the journey toward college or career training. And, we can help you make smart financial decisions all along the way! Check out the links below to get started.


How do families pay for college?
VSAC can help you make a plan for your family.
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VT Advantage Parent Loan: Low rates & local service.
VSAC's fixed-rate loan for parents has lower rates than the federal PLUS & can be used for a student's undergraduate or graduate education.
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Get in the game for summer fun!
Through the summer, VSAC is teaming up with the Vermont Lake Monsters and the Burlington Moms Blog to encourage college savings.
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Start saving for college with just $25! (And get a tax credit.)
Start small so your kids can dream big, with Vermont's 529 college savings plan -- and get a VT income tax credit on annual contributions.
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Resources (PDFs, eBooks, Spreadsheets, Infographics)

Name Type Download Resource
Financial Aid Forms Workshop Summary PDF
My Education Loans PDF
Career Interest Checklist PDF
Challenging Conventional Wisdom PDF
College Financial Aid Checklist PDF
Credit The Kiss of Debt PDF
Dual Enrollment Step by Step PDF
Education by Degrees PDF
Financial Aid Budget Worksheet PDF
Financial Award Comparison Tool Excel Spreadsheet

Helpful Websites