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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HS seniors, need help with financial aid forms? FAFSA first. FAFSA Now. Get help & resources.
All about why you need to do the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and ways VSAC can help you fill it out.
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Students: Need help with your college plans?
Attend a free virtual college fair this spring with more than 600 colleges. Sign up today to ask questions and make connections with advisers from great schools.
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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 College & Career Pathways 2021 during March! Whether you’re college-bound, training-bound or not sure, this event is for you. Our FREE College & Career Pathways offers live virtual workshops on a range of college and career planning topics and virtual info sessions of VT colleges and short-term training programs. NEW THIS YEAR: videos and activities to help you plan for life after high school and weekly contests to win prizes for watching videos and attending workshops.
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Resources (PDFs, Spreadsheets, Infographics)

Name Type Download Resource
High or Low: How Will You Go? PDF
Informational Interviewing and Job Shadowing Guide PDF
Learn More to Earn More Infographic
Life After High School PDF
More Education = More Options Infographic
Paying for College Guide PDF
Planning for college: Planning guide for grades 7-12 PDF
Questions for the Admissions Interview PDF
Questions to Ask the Financial Aid Officer PDF
Sample Financial Aid Offers PDF

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