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Musgrove Family Celebrates First “529 Day” Baby with VHEIP 529 Plan Contribution

The first baby born at a participating Vermont hospital receives $529 for a college savings account

Angela Musgrove and Scott Powers hold baby Skyra
Proud parents Angela Musgrove and Scott Powers hold Skyra, Vermont’s 529 Baby, born at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital on May 29 at 12:36 a.m.

WINOOSKI (May 30, 2014) – The Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems and Verm...

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VHEIP Will Celebrate “529 Day” with a $529 Giveaway throughout May

Parents can enter to win a $529 contribution to college savings account

WINOOSKI (May 12, 2014) – May 29 is national “529 Day,” and VHEIP (Vermont’s 529 College Savings Plan) invites parents to launch their own 529 plan this month.

All parents can enter to win one of two $529 contributions to a Vermo...

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VSAC Senior Survey Confirms Growing Gender & Geographic Gaps in Vermont

Fewer males opt for education after high school; Lamoille County reports biggest gap in postsecondary education ambitions

WINOOSKI (April 29, 2014) – Females are outpacing males in pursuing postsecondary education in Vermont and the state is seeing wide variations by county in who chooses to continue studies after high school.

These are two of the s...

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Lyndon State Hosts Northeast Kingdom College Night for Parents & Students

VSAC will offer free college planning workshops

LYNDONVILLE (March 20, 2014) – The annual Northeast Kingdom College Night for high school students and parents will be held on Monday, April 7 on the campus of Lyndon State College.

The free college fair, sponsored by Lyndon Inst...

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529 College Savings Plans Save Money for Families at Tax Time

WINOOSKI (March 18, 2014) – With tax season underway, most families are adding up deductions such as childcare expenses and charity donations to reap the largest refunds possible. According to the experts at the Vermont Higher Edu...

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Scholarship Deadline Fast Approaching

VSAC reminds students to complete applications by March 7

WINOOSKI (February 24, 2014) – Whether you want to study construction, music, fish and game management or holistic health, chances are there’s a scholarship that could help fund your education.

The Vermont Student Assistance Corp...

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