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 or training starts here.
All about why you need to do the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.
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Students: Watch our College & Career Pathways 2020 videos!
Wondering what comes next how to get there? Let VSAC be your guide. We've come to you online! Our FREE College & Career Pathways 2020 workshops on searching for colleges or short-term training programs, applying to and paying for college or training, and more are now available as online workshops.
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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?
We've come to you online! Watch our free Financial Aid & Managing College Costs presentation 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
Credit The Kiss of Debt PDF
Dual Enrollment Step by Step PDF
Education by Degrees PDF
Family Career Questionnaire PDF
Financial Aid & Managing College Costs presentation handout PDF
Financial Aid Budget Worksheet PDF
Financial Aid Offer Comparison Tool Excel Spreadsheet
Finding Colleges That Fit PDF
Frontin The College Bill PDF
High or Low: How Will You Go? PDF

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