Blog Archive: Preparing for College Costs

Sunita Bhujel
If you go for a weekend haircut or color at Supercuts in Williston, there’s a chance your stylist might be 19-year-old Sunita Bhujel, who talks brightly about her cosmetology training at the high school tech center, her first haircuts practiced on family members and her excitement about her upcoming
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Kingdom Careers Kickoff session at NVU
On a bright Tuesday morning in early October, more than 400 middle school students descended on the Northern Vermont University (NVU) Lyndon campus for VSAC’s Kingdom Career Connect. Outside in the parking lot, one group tested out the levers in a plow truck, while others tried their hand at
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Chris Barry in the VSAC Resource Center
“I think FAFSAs are fun,” says Chris Barry, VSAC’s Resource Center Supervisor, flashing a bright smile and sitting up a little straighter in his seat. “But,” he concedes, “not everybody does.” For parents of college-bound high school seniors, who are just now starting the bewildering process of
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CCV’s Autumn Morse is First Vermonter to Win Prestigious Scholarship
“If you had asked me five years ago, I would have said, ‘no way would I be going to college,’” says Autumn Morse. In fact, she once doubted that she would even finish high school. And she wasn’t the only one; plenty of others assumed she would follow in the footsteps of her parents, who both fell
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FAFSA graphic Did You Know?
There’s been a lot in the news lately about student loans, interest costs, and how to pay for college or postsecondary education and certificates in the trades. One of the first and most important steps to meeting the cost of post-secondary education is filling out the Free Application for Federal
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children's faces
September is National College Savings Month, highlighting the importance saving now to prepare for future education opportunities for your children (and grandkids). Whether your loved one is an infant or just starting school, or a preteen or teen heading into a new grade — or even already in high
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college room
Did you know that student loans may be used to cover not only your tuition and fees, but also living expenses — including meals, groceries, rent, housing supplies, and utilities? You can use your loans to pay for books, a computer and related equipment for your studies, too. What can you pay for
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Isaiah Brunache of Bennington
This fall, the freshman class at SUNY-Cortland will have a nationally-ranked track star in their midst. Isaiah Brunache of Bennington placed fifth in the nation this summer for high school shot-put, and just before graduating from Mt. Anthony Union High School this spring, he took home the D1
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BryAnna Goslant
BryAnna Goslant became interested in criminal justice when she was recovering from extensive hip surgery her sophomore year in high school. “I was on bed rest for six weeks, and I had lots of time to watch crime shows,” she laughs. BryAnna’s favorite crime drama was “NCIS,” and she particularly
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