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Students planning on college or training in the fall have much to navigate, especially this year as schools and training programs continue to adjust their plans. But whether students will be on campus or online, there’s a “to do” that is just ahead: Paying the fall semester tuition bill, as well as
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To all the graduating high school seniors in Vermont: Congratulations! VSAC wants to pay for takeout, to celebrate you. That’s right. Vermont Student Assistance Corp. will pay $50 toward takeout for 5 seniors each week, now through June 26. That could be pizza, subs, or even something from the local
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As we all adapt to new ways of daily living (including the challenges of online learning), we understand it can be overwhelming. And if you’re a high school senior, or the parent of a soon-to-be grad, you're juggling a lot right now, as students figure out where they may be headed next fall. All of
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Financial aid offers: 4 steps before you sign
For families with a high school senior, this is when most college acceptances arrive in full force (congratulations!), and with them, financial aid offers. It’s an exciting time and—let’s face it—also a bit overwhelming as deadlines loom: Most colleges require a deposit by May 1. That means that
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Are you the parent of a high school student? If so, welcome to one of the most formative phases of your student’s life. While the path to college or career training is definitely your student’s journey, as a parent you play a major role—both financially and from a practical perspective. You’re the
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VSAC Gift of College gift card package
Do friends and family need gift ideas for the holidays? Put savings for college or training at the top of the wish list this year. With Vermont’s 529 college savings plan, you can give (and receive!) a gift that lasts far beyond the holiday season and makes a truly meaningful difference in a child’s
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During the next month, students in college or training will be prepping for exams as they finish up the fall semester. But there’s another important “must do” that requires the attention of parents and students: Paying for spring semester. Bills for 2nd semester typically arrive during November or
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Summer may be winding down, but the September festivities for National College Savings Month are just beginning! As families settle into fall school routines, this is an ideal time to establish a habit of contributing to savings for your child’s FUTURE education. Because during September, in
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Students heading to college or training in the fall may have a month before they arrive on campus, but there’s one “to do” that is just ahead: Paying the fall semester tuition bill. For many students (and parents), that deadline can seem overwhelming, especially if you’ll need a student loan to
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VSAC loans as low as 4.79% APR
If you’re like most students, you’ll probably need to borrow to fund your college or training. Let’s face it: Loans can be confusing, and because a loan is money you have to pay back with interest, it’s critical that you understand your choices.
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