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Blog Archive: Exploring Career Options
When Mimi Duong’s parents emigrated from war-torn and politically tense Vietnam in the 1980s, they wanted more opportunities and a safe place for their children to grow up. They ended up in St.
For families with a high school senior, this is when most college acceptances arrive in full force (congratulations!), and with them, financial aid offers. It’s an exciting time and—let’s face it—also a bit overwhelming as deadlines loom: Most colleges require a deposit by May 1.
Are you the parent of a high school student? If so, welcome to one of the most formative phases of your student’s life. While the path to college or career training is definitely your student’s journey, as a parent you play a major role—both financially and from a practical perspective.
When she was in her mid-twenties, Lauren Craig thought she had hit a dead end on her career path. Fortunately, with some heavy encouragement from a friend and some financial help from VSAC, some new doors opened, and today, she’s working in a job she loves.
Do friends and family need gift ideas for the holidays? Put savings for college or training at the top of the wish list this year.
Eden Towers, a young woman who is studying to be a paramedic, is no stranger to hardship and hard work. Fortunately, she’s had equal parts luck along the way.
Eight high schools are now teaching a new, much-anticipated course to strengthen math proficiencies in high school students before they graduate.
Theo Avent is an engaging, articulate leader who brings people together to inspire change. He’s had a longstanding interest in politics.
When Gail Trede started her college path she wa
Fexhrije Ilazi had two years left of college when she was forced to en