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VSAC offers ‘Paying for College’ workshops at local high schools

Tips and resources for students and families to make education more affordable

WINOOSKI (Sept. 10, 2015) – Vermont Student Assistance Corp. will offer free workshops at local high schools to help families plan how to pay for college and training after high school.

The presentations, which normally run 90 minutes to 2 hours, provide students and their parents with information on financial aid and other resources available to pay for college. Time is allotted for questions.

Among the topics covered are: types of financial aid; ways to apply; how family contribution is calculated; how financial aid is awarded; student and parent loans; how to compare college costs and alternative payment options.

The workshops are free and open to the public. View the full schedule at www.vsac.org/schedule for sessions at local high schools. Dates may change; be sure to double-check the calendar before heading out.

About VSAC – Changing Lives through Education and Training since 1965

Vermont Student Assistance Corporation is a public, nonprofit agency established by the Vermont Legislature in 1965 to help Vermonters achieve their education and training goals after high school. VSAC serves students and their families in grades 7-12, as well as adults returning to school, by providing education and career planning services, need-based grants, scholarships and education loans. VSAC has awarded more than $600 million in grants and scholarships for Vermont students, and also administers Vermont’s 529 college savings plan. Share your VSAC story by email to myVSACstory@vsac.org or submit a video to YouTube. Find us at www.vsac.org or check in on Facebook and Twitter. #changing lives

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