Blog Archive: Exploring Career Options

Student at computer
Navigating the postsecondary education landscape can feel overwhelming. It’s normal to ask questions like: what should I study, what kind of program should I enroll in, what type of credential should I earn and how do I know it’s going to get me the job I want? The answers to these questions will
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Student Photos from VSAC
The VSAC team wants to say a special “thank you” to all of the students who have participated in our VSAC Student Spotlight profile series over the last year. We truly appreciate your taking the time -- and having the courage -- to share your stories with the world. And in the spirit of Thanksgiving
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Charlie Wallace portrait
Twenty-year-old Charlie Wallace describes her art as “modern and eclectic. It’s totally random, and I love it. It gives me feeling.” The soft-spoken young woman with the slight Southern accent and the blue streaks in her hair is now herself an eclectic mix of northern Vermont – where she moved, on
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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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Aquilas Lokossou, a psychology honors student from Burlington.
BURLINGTON, Vt. -- If you weren’t part of the 2022 graduating class at SUNY-Plattsburgh, or if you didn’t have a family member who was, you missed an excellent graduation speech by senior Aquilas Lokossou, a psychology honors student from Burlington. The speech, which focused on the themes of change
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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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Brent Chitambar
You’ll usually find Brent Chitambar underneath a well-worn Carhartt cap. The soft-spoken 14-year-old has spent a lot of his childhood on his grandfather’s dairy farm in Newport Center, and farming has always been the only thing Brent has ever wanted to do when he grows up. In these respects, Brent
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