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Blog Archive: Student Loan

student standing in field
Philip Malazarte of Chester is “a young man who is going places,” says his VSAC outreach counselor, Jessi Krause Herron. “He has been committed to the nursing field since ninth grade and has been learning all he can to prepare. And he’s a standout member of his community, caring for others and going
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computer and student
April, besides being tax time, is highlighted as National Financial Literacy Month. For families with a high school senior, that takes on a special meaning, as it’s also when students are making decisions about what’s next … with cost often a primary consideration driving their choices. Options
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Xavier Wood photo
In the fall of 2020, Michelle Legere walked into the sophomore-class advisory group at Richford Junior-Senior High School to introduce herself as a brand-new VSAC Outreach Counselor. Even on her very first day at work, she knew that Xavier Wood was a standout. “The students took turns introducing
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Young woman with headphones writing in notebook and looking at laptop
With warmer weather a few weeks away, high school seniors have another transition on their mind: considering what's after graduation. Even if you're undecided, this is a good time to explore the options for your future. Are you looking for a career training program, taking a gap year, entering the
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Kristen Burns CCV
From the start, Kristen Burns knew she wanted to attend CCV. “I always wanted to work full-time and CCV always promoted how they can work with your schedule…it’s been really nice having the online classes you can do at your own pace,” she said. Kristen is pursuing the early childhood education
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Are you looking for ways to help pay for your education or training after high school? Financial aid is money that a student receives to help pay for college or career training expenses. The Vermont Student Assistance Corporation (VSAC) is here to assist you in getting all the funding you’re
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Charlie Wallace portrait
Twenty-year-old Charlie Wallace describes her art as “modern and eclectic. It’s totally random, and I love it. It gives me feeling.” The soft-spoken young woman with the slight Southern accent and the blue streaks in her hair is now herself an eclectic mix of northern Vermont – where she moved, on
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Sunita Bhujel
If you go for a weekend haircut or color at Supercuts in Williston, there’s a chance your stylist might be 19-year-old Sunita Bhujel, who talks brightly about her cosmetology training at the high school tech center, her first haircuts practiced on family members and her excitement about her upcoming
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Aquilas Lokossou, a psychology honors student from Burlington.
BURLINGTON, Vt. -- If you weren’t part of the 2022 graduating class at SUNY-Plattsburgh, or if you didn’t have a family member who was, you missed an excellent graduation speech by senior Aquilas Lokossou, a psychology honors student from Burlington. The speech, which focused on the themes of change
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