Blog Archive: Student Aid Options

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.

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VT's 529 plan is celebrating our Vermont students.

VT’s 529 plan is celebrating our Vermont students!

National 529 Day is recognized on May 29 (5/29, get it?), highlighting the importance of 529 savings plans in helping families plan and pay for college or training expenses.

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Decision Day like no other

Today is May 1. It's the traditional Decision Day for high school seniors. If that’s you, this is the day you’ve been planning for, for most of your high school years.

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Trent Cross

When asked to talk about his journey from a kid growing up in Milton to a successful college freshman, Trent Cross tells a story marked with the typical challenge facing first-generation college students: “None of my family had ever gone to college, so I didn’t really know what way to

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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.

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Father and daughter planning for college image

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.

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