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Student Loans—First Do No Harm!

The interest rate on federally subsidized student loans increased from 3.4 to 6.8 percent on July 1. Even before this increase took effect, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) estimated that the government earned a $50-billion...

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VSAC Alum Looks Forward to Advocating for Other Students

WINOOSKI — Cody Paiva knows the value of sticking to an education plan — even when the odds seem insurmountable. And thanks to a new assignment, he hopes to make it easier for future generations of learners to overcome the kinds...

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VSAC Selects Scott Giles As New CEO

WINOOSKI — Scott Giles, a vice president of Vermont Student Assistance Corporation (VSAC) since joining the organization in 2003, has been chosen to succeed longtime President and CEO Don Vickers. Giles will take the reins on July...

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Outgoing VSAC Chief to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

Don Vickers, who will retire in June after 25 years as the chief executive of Vermont Student Assistance Corporation (VSAC), has been chosen to receive the Eleanor M. McMahon Award for Lifetime Achievement from the New England...

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