Blog Archive: Applying to College

VSAC scholarship booklet
Meet VSAC’s early-bird deadline for scholarship applications so you can find out! VSAC’s annual booklet, Scholarships for Vermonters, contains information on more than 140 scholarships available to Vermont residents, and we want to encourage you to apply early. That’s why we’re offering three $1,000
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Callen Ferris and family
Two weeks before the first day of her senior year in high school, when most of her classmates were enjoying their final afternoons at the pool or going back-to-school shopping, Calleen Ferris was moving cows. She had grown up on a dairy farm in Randolph, which both the cows and the family had
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BryAnna Goslant
BryAnna Goslant became interested in criminal justice when she was recovering from extensive hip surgery her sophomore year in high school. “I was on bed rest for six weeks, and I had lots of time to watch crime shows,” she laughs. BryAnna’s favorite crime drama was “NCIS,” and she particularly
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ALlyson Ratz
Allyson Ratz, 17, has always been interested in how things are put together. Whether it’s the individual strokes of one of her award-winning pencil drawings, how the lines of a classic rock song can tell a story of social change, or how the release of chemicals inside the brain can influence a
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Nicole Dunn
Nicole Dunn has had a tough go of it in her 37 years. She has struggled to come to terms with her transgender identity, has overcome depression, and is in recovery from alcoholism. And while her outlet has always been music — she has toured with several successful bands — the pandemic put a hold on
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Samantha Hadvab
The future looks bright for 22-year-old Samantha Hadvab: She’s ready to graduate from the University of Vermont this spring with a degree in medical radiation sciences, and she already has a job offer waiting for her at the Lafayette Family Cancer Institute in Brewer, Maine, where she’s finishing up
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lucas roberts
Lucas Roberts was ahead of the game: He had finished all his high school requirements, save for one English class, by the end of his junior year at Twinfield Union High School. Still, when his VSAC counselor told him about the Early College Plus program, which allows high school seniors to take
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Hands laptop
WINOOSKI – Join the Vermont Student Assistance Corp. (VSAC) on Thursday, March 10 from 6:00-7:00 p.m. for the next VSAC Shows You How webinar to help you better the financial aid offers you get from colleges — and how to take action if needed so you don’t miss a step. Register here to get all your
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