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Blog Archive: October 2023

Middle school students engaged with hands-on exhibits at STEM fairs in Vermont
Middle school students engaged with hands-on exhibits at STEM fairs in Castleton and the Northeast Kingdom. At two bustling events earlier this month at both ends of Vermont, hundreds of 7th and 8th graders came together for hands-on career exploration. Kingdom Career Connect and the Northeast
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Chris Barry in the VSAC Resource Center
“I think FAFSAs are fun,” says Chris Barry, VSAC’s Resource Center Supervisor, flashing a bright smile and sitting up a little straighter in his seat. “But,” he concedes, “not everybody does.” For parents of college-bound high school seniors, who are just now starting the bewildering process of
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VSAC Scholarships booklet and student in grad cap
VSAC's Scholarship Booklet features about 150 VSAC-administered scholarships and more than 40 additional scholarships for students in college or training. If you had a 1 in 100 chance of winning $5,000, you’d probably buy that lottery ticket, right? Many of the college scholarship programs
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person with calculator
Federal student loan payments have resumed. Don’t panic! VSAC offers tips to help you stay on track. The U.S. Department of Education’s COVID-19 relief program for federal student loans has ended. Student loan interest resumed on September 1, and payments on federal student loans are due starting
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FA graphic
October is the beginning of financial aid season. For anyone thinking of going to college or getting training, it’s the time to start the process to apply for education funding for the coming academic year. For high school students (and their parents), or adults contemplating training to learn
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