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Take the stress out of the college search and financial aid with College Pathways

WINOOSKI (March 2, 2016) – Thousands of Vermont students and parents have gotten a leg up on college planning through VSAC’s College Pathways events. Get the same help they did by registering now for one of the Vermont Student Assistance Corp.’s College Pathways events, featuring free workshops at locations across the state:

  • Saturday, March 18 at Saint Michael’s College in Colchester, 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. (lunch provided)

  • Saturday, April 2 at Castleton University in Castleton, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

  • Saturday, April 29 at Johnson State College, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Now in its 16th year, College Pathways covers the entire college process, including creating a college list that fits student needs and family finances, specifics on how to apply, strategies for taking SATs and ACTs, writing an application essay that stands out, understanding college costs and financial aid, and more. Back by popular demand: “What I Wish I had Known,” where student panelists give perspectives on applying and going to college – what worked (and what didn’t!), plus the challenges, successes and surprises once they got there.

Here’s what past attendees said:

  • “I was so confused and anxious about my future. This workshop gave me many helpful tips. Thank you!” (student)

  • “The SAT/ACT prep blew my mind.” (student)

  • “Thinking about college is overwhelming … but now I know where to begin. You provided excellent guidelines & resources.” (parent)

Workshops fill up fast. To reserve your seat, register and get information at www.vsac.org/CollegePathways. Walk-ins are welcome too!

About VSAC – Changing Lives through Education and Training since 1965

Vermont Student Assistance Corporation is a public, nonprofit agency established by the Vermont Legislature in 1965 to help Vermonters achieve their education and training goals after high school. VSAC serves students and their families in grades 7-12, as well as adults returning to school, by providing education and career planning services, need-based grants, scholarships and education loans. VSAC has awarded more than $600 million in grants and scholarships for Vermont students, and also administers Vermont’s 529 college savings plan. Share your VSAC story by email to myVSACstory@vsac.org or submit a video to YouTube. Find us at www.vsac.org or check in on Facebook and Twitter. #changing lives

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