Blog Archive: March 2017

Understanding financial aid awards
April, besides being tax time, is National Financial Literacy Month. For families with a high school senior, it’s also when college acceptances (congratulations!) and financial aid notifications are arriving. And with many colleges expecting a deposit for the coming school year by May 1, it can be a
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VHEIP
Attention all you Vermonters who are saving for college: Don’t forget to take your Vermont income tax credit when you fill out your taxes. Your contributions made during 2016 into the Vermont Higher Education Investment Plan can cut your tax bill. VHEIP is Vermont’s official 529 college savings plan
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File your FAFSA
The IRS Data Retrieval Tool on fafsa.gov and StudentLoans.gov is currently unavailable. While this disruption is happening in the middle of the financial aid season, VSAC strongly encourages Vermont students and families to file the FAFSA, or Free Application for Federal Student Aid, as well as the
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Take the stress out of the college search and financial aid with College Pathways. 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 Assistance Corp
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