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VSAC to open college savings accounts for babies born on ‘529 Day’

Every baby born at a VT hospital May 29 to receive a $100 VHEIP account

WINOOSKI (May 1, 2017) – Lucky babies born May 29 in Vermont will receive $100 deposit into a Vermont 529 college savings account opened in his or her name by the Vermont Student Assistance Corp.

The Vermont Association of Hospit...

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Last chance for College Pathways 2017 at Johnson State College

Don’t miss out on VSAC essentials for your education plans after high school

WINOOSKI (April 17, 2017) – Take the stress out of planning for your education after high school at VSAC’s  final College Pathways event for 2017, April 29, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at Johnson State College.

Thousands of Vermon...

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Back by popular demand: VSAC hosts ‘Paying for College’ workshop

Learn about new FAFSA changes to maximize financial aid awards

WINOOSKI (April 14, 2017) – New changes to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or the FAFSA, are here. Find out what it means for your financial aid plans at a Paying for College workshop, hosted by Vermont Student Assis...

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Students explore learning, careers at Kingdom CareerConnect

Over 300 eighth graders to attend “not your typical” career fair at Lyndon State

WINOOSKI (April 3, 2017) – Over 300 eighth graders from 17 Northeast Kingdom schools are going to college Wednesday, April 5, to get a jumpstart on their future.

Kingdom CareerConnect at Lyndon State College provides students wit...

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Statement from Scott Giles, president and CEO of Vermont Student Assistance Corp. on the shutdown of FAFSA data retrieval tool:

The U.S. Department of Education and IRS have announced that they have shut down the income retrieval tool that simplifies the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA.  VSAC urges the Education Department and IRS to ac...

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VSAC helps families plan for college. For free.

Take the stress out of the college search and financial aid with College Pathways

WINOOSKI (March 2, 2016) – Thousands of Vermont students and parents have gotten a leg up on college planning through VSAC’s College Pathways events. Get the same help they did by registering now for one of the Vermont Student Ass...

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