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February 25, 2024

WCAX: You Can Quote Me

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) - On this “You Can Quote Me,” a financial aid fiasco for students in our region. We speak with guest Scott Giles, the president and CEO of VSAC. (Starts at 12:42 mark)

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January 8, 2024

VPR: What to know about the new FAFSA student aid form

Vermont Edition spoke with Patrick Leduc, vice president and COO of the Vermont Student Assistance Corporation (VSAC) and Sarah Soule, a post-secondary planning coordinator at Middlebury Union High School, about the current state...

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November 2, 2023

Catalis launches the VT529 Prepaid Card, the latest innovation for 529 College Savings Accounts

VT529 prepaid debit card is free to students and families in the Vermont Higher Education Investment Plan (VT529)

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October 30, 2023

North Star: New programs re-emphasize trades training for the next generation

In the not-too-distant past, a trades-focused education – “blue collar” work in areas like plumbing and heating, carpentry, and mechanics – was sometimes referred to by families and educators in undertones as a “greaser education...

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October 4, 2023

VPR: Aging states to college graduates: We’ll pay you to stay

Mohamud Diini, who wanted to leave Vermont for somewhere warmer but decided to stay when he learned the state would help him pay off his student loans if he agreed to live and work there.

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January 16, 2023

Community College of Vermont expands free tuition program to more residents

John Hawkes / NBC5

The Community College of Vermont and VSAC are expanding the 802 Opportunity Grant, offering free tuition for up to two years at CCV for Vermonters with an annual family income under $75,000.

“As a result, more...

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