Whether your child is a senior in high school or still has a long way to go before heading off to college or career training, careful planning is critical to success in higher education.
We can help guide you and your child throughout the journey toward college or career training. And, we can help you make smart financial decisions all along the way! Check out the links below to get started.

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Need money for college or training? FAFSA First. FAFSA Now.
The FAFSA is the first step to getting financial aid.
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It's never too late to start saving for college.
Open a Vermont 529 account with just $25—and get a VT income tax credit on annual contributions.
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FAFSA Fridays are back!
Attend a free workshop on financial aid and start your FAFSA and Vermont grant applications; or call VSAC’s special FAFSA helpline at 1-833-802VSAC between 10:00 am–3:00 pm on FAFSA Fridays from October through January.
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VT Advantage Parent Loan: Low rates & local service.
VSAC's fixed-rate loan for parents has lower rates than the federal PLUS & can be used for a student's undergraduate or graduate education.
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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
My Education Loans PDF
VSAC Financial Aid & Managing College Costs Presentation PDF
Career Interest Checklist PDF
Challenging Conventional Wisdom PDF
College Admissions Toolkit PDF
College Financial Aid Checklist PDF
Credit The Kiss of Debt PDF

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