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.



How do families pay for college?
VSAC can help you make a plan for your family.
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Wondering what comes next for your student after high school?
Check out College & Career Pathways: Whether your student is college-bound, training-bound or not sure, this info is for you. FREE College & Career Pathways workshops and resources on a range of college and career planning topics and virtual info sessions of VT colleges and short-term training programs. Includes videos and onsite events at VT college campuses to help you plan for life after high school.
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Need money for college or training? FAFSA First. FAFSA Now.
The FAFSA is the first step to getting financial aid. Learn about the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and ways VSAC can help you fill it out.
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Workforce Development Programs
Funding for training in critical job fields
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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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Resources (PDFs, Spreadsheets, Infographics)

Name Type Download Resource
FAFSA Completion Guide PDF
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
My Education Loans PDF
Senior Year Month-by-Month Planning Checklist PDF
VSAC Financial Aid & Managing College Costs Presentation PDF
VSAC Scholarship Booklet PDF
Career Interest Checklist PDF

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