News Releases
2021

15
Apr

VSAC Shows You How: Appeal your financial aid offer

Students & families experiencing special circumstances can – and should – ask for reconsideration

WINOOSKI (April 15, 2021) – Vermont Student Assistance Corp. is offering a free online webinar on how to appeal your financial aid offer, April 27 at 6 p.m. Students and families can participate via Zoom by registering at http:/...

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09
Apr

Governor, Legislature honor VSAC’s Educational Opportunity Center

30 years, 60,000 adult Vermonters: EOC gives Vermonters a path to better skills and careers

WINOOSKI (April 9, 2021) – Governor Phil Scott and the Vermont Legislature are celebrating 30 years of VSAC’s Educational Opportunity Center with a proclamation and concurrent resolution, naming the week of April 12, Educational...

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01
Apr

VSAC research finds COVID-19 didn’t discourage most students from their college plans

But pandemic has increased need for financial aid, especially for first-gen students

WINOOSKI (April 2, 2021) – The Vermont Student Assistance Corporation (VSAC) today released results from the third in a series of surveys gauging the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on Vermont college students during the 2020...

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18
Mar

VSAC GEAR UP sponsors new podcast for parents

“Navigating the Teen Years” gives parents advice, solutions and inspiration to help teens succeed in school and in life

WINOOSKI – (March 18, 2021) Vermont Student Assistance Corporation’s GEAR UP program is sponsoring a new podcast series aimed at parents of teenagers and the tough challenges that face teens.

“Navigating the Teen Years,”...

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18
Feb

VSAC Shows You How: Comparing financial aid offers

Tune in for smart advice before accepting financial aid offers

WINOOSKI – (February 18, 2021) Join VSAC on March 2, from 6-7 p.m. for the next VSAC Shows You How webinar that shows you how to understand and compare financial aid offers. We'll break it down so that you can better weigh your...

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19
Jan

Financial Aid: I’ve applied. Now what?

VSAC Shows You How explains what happens after you submit your financial aid and college applications.

WINOOSKI – (January 19, 2021) Join VSAC on January 26, from 6-7 p.m. for the next VSAC Shows You How webinar to help you better understand what’s happening “behind the curtain” once you submit your financial aid applications so...

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