Blog Archive: Exploring Career Options

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Twenty-one-year-old Victor Hinojosa will graduate this winter from Norwich University on a full military scholarship. He’s an Eagle Scout, attended Boys’ State in high school, and secured a coveted internship in the Governor’s office his freshman year of college. He’s now working full time as an
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(BPT) - Collegebound students have to complete their most important assignment before arriving on campus: paying the first semester’s tuition bill. Before you do anything else, make sure you've applied for all available aid. If you haven’t already, fill out the Free Application for Federal Student
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Although McKayla Marble is an only child, she’s played the important “big sister” role a few times for younger children in her community: first as a foster “sibling” and more recently as a regular babysitter for a three-year-old boy in her hometown of Johnson. Each time, she’s wholeheartedly
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Allie Root photo
While COVID definitely changed the day-to-day experience for all Vermont students — from preschoolers to postgrads — the pandemic had another layer of impact for high school juniors and seniors who were applying to colleges over the last 15 months. Students weren’t able to visit campuses in person
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dylan bertolini
For Dylan Bertolini, the decision to accept a job as a VSAC outreach counselor in the Northeast Kingdom this past February was more than just a career move. It was personal. Dylan, who grew up in Danville, is driven by the opportunity to be involved with the community that raised him, in which, he
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Aaron Premont
When 21-year-old UVM junior Aaron Premont talks about his weekly schedule, it’s clear why others have described him as a “spark plug.” “I work at Texas Roadhouse on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday; then I have my internship at the radio station on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday; and classes in between
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For many students (and their parents), attending college this fall — whether that means online or on campus — likely involves taking out an education loan to help cover the tuition bill and other expenses. Nearly 7 out of 10 Vermont families need to borrow to help pay education costs. So if you’re
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