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High School Seniors Plan for Exciting Next Steps in College and Career as Graduation Nears

With complications in FAFSA federal financial aid largely behind them, Vermont’s high school Class of 2024 may now choose their next school with help from school counselors, financial aid officers, and VSAC

WINOOSKI, VT, May 6, 2024 – Planning for college or training can be stressful, even when the process goes smoothly. And this year, students and families who applied for federal financial aid were stuck in a waiting game that...

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VSAC College & Career Pathways Events in March & April Help Students and Families Plan Their Next Steps

Students participate in free college and career planning events to be hosted in five locations around the state; UVM event on March 23 open to the public

WINOOSKI, VT, March 4, 2024 - High school students who are pondering their next steps for college, training, or career—and their parents and family members who are wondering how best to support them—are invited to attend VSAC’s...

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Give the Gift of Education and Opportunity this Season

Help loved ones prepare for college or job training with Vermont’s 529 education savings plan … and get a 2023 Vermont tax credit!

WINOOSKI, VT, December 19, 2023 – Holiday gifting can be simple. With Vermont’s VT529 education savings plan, anyone can give a one-size-fits-all gift that lasts into the future. Vermont Student Assistance Corporation (VSAC), the...

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VSAC Senior Survey Reveals Students Need a Wider Range of Post-High School Planning Opportunities

Research recently completed by VSAC illustrates the lasting impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on students and families.

WINOOSKI, VT, December 12, 2023 – Research recently completed by VSAC illustrates the lasting impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on students and families, as well as a trend toward career-focused training after high school.


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VSAC Celebrates Achievements of First-Generation Students

Recognizing the need to make education accessible and opportunity equitable, VSAC is celebrating the achievements of students who persevere.

VSAC honors post-secondary achievement as part of the Council on Education’s First-Generation Celebration Day, held annually on November 8. First-Generation Day traditionally honors the success of first-in-their-family graduates...

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VSAC Streamlines Use of Education Savings Funds with Prepaid Debit Card

Debit Card Allows Students to Seamlessly Charge Eligible Expenses to Their VT529 Accounts

Winooski, VT, October 26, 2023 – Students and parents may now draw upon their VT529 education savings with a VT529 Mastercard debit card, which will allow account users more flexibility in using the funds they have saved for...

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