Welcome to the journey toward higher education!
Whether you’re a freshman or a senior, careful planning and steady work will help you get to the college or career training program you choose. We can help guide you (and your parents) throughout this important journey—and help you make smart financial decisions all along the way. Check out the links below to get started.

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FAFSA first. FAFSA Now. Money for college starts here.
All about why you need to do the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.
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Students: Attend & College & Career Pathways 2020!
Wondering what comes next and how to get there? Let VSAC be your guide. Our FREE College & Career Pathways 2020 offers evening workshops on searching for colleges or short-term training programs, applying to and paying for college or training, and more. THIS YEAR: A resource fair where you can talk with VT employers, colleges & training programs, and other career experts. Grab a friend or a parent and attend this spring!
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Looking for a program in Vermont?
Your guide to Vermont colleges & universities.
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Vermont grants = Free $$ for college or training
Don't miss out on VT's gift aid for college or other training after high school.
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$$ for scholarships
It's simple to apply for VSAC-assisted scholarships.
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HS juniors, wondering how to pay for college or training after high school?
Attend a free Financial Aid & Managing College Costs presentation in the spring to learn about considering cost in your college search, types of financial aid and loans, and required applications.
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Resources (PDFs, Spreadsheets, Infographics)

Name Type Download Resource
FAFSA on the Web Worksheet PDF
Financial Aid Forms Workshop Summary PDF
Guide to Financial Aid PDF
Junior Year Month-by-Month Planning Checklist PDF
Making the Most of College Visits PDF
My Education Loans PDF
Senior Year Month-by-Month Planning Checklist PDF
Try a Trade PDF
VSAC Financial Aid & Managing College Costs Presentation PDF
VSAC Scholarship Booklet PDF

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