Vermont Applies

An initiative to help students and families prepare for life after high school and keep as many doors open as possible. Be sure to check out the resources section below!
Vermont Applies

12th Grade Spring Admissions Event

Are you about to graduate high school and would like to go to college or a training program in the fall, but still need to apply? 

Maybe you’ve applied to a few schools, but didn’t get a large enough aid package or have changed your plans and would like another option.

Or you’ve already graduated high school, and would like to continue your education this fall. 

In all of these cases, this event is for you! 

View sessions and sign up

If you run into any issues with registering or would prefer not to provide any of the information requested, please reach out and we would be happy to help.

The Vermont Applies: 12th Grade Spring Admissions Event will fast track the application and admissions process for you at participating institutions:

You’ll also have the opportunity to learn about adult career & technical education opportunities around the state and ways to register for one of their fall programs, including EMT, LNA, CDL, and HVAC programs.

View sessions and sign up

If you run into any issues with registering or would prefer not to provide any of the information requested, please reach out and we would be happy to help.

Event Schedule

Wednesday, March 17, 11:00 am–12:30pm 

Attend an info session to learn more about the participating institutions, decide which one(s) you want to apply to, and what materials you’ll need to gather over the next couple weeks to apply.

Wednesday, March 31, 11:00 am–3:00 pm

11:00 am–12:30 pm: An admissions counselor from your school of choice will guide you through completing their application, with the goal of clicking "Submit" by the end of this meeting. If you’re interested in applying to more than 1 institution, a VSAC counselor will walk you through completing the Common App and submitting to the schools you’re interested in.

1:30–3:00 pm: A VSAC counselor will help you apply for financial aid by walking you through the FAFSA and Vermont grant application.  

Wednesday, April 7

By this date, you’ll receive an admissions decision and next steps from the schools you applied to.

April 5–16

VSAC will offer 1:1 appointments to help you read your financial aid award letter and figure out next steps for paying for college or training.

Find out more and sign up for an appointment >

Past Workshops and Presentations

View our presentations, recorded in December 2020, to help you apply to college, work, and/or training opportunities.

Résumé Building: Introduction to Résumé Writing

How-To: The Common App

My Life, My Path

Interviewing Success Strategies

Supporting My College-Bound Student

Scholarships 101

The Vermont Virtual College Fair

Vermont has more than 17 incredible postsecondary institutions all across our state. The Vermont Virtual College Fair (held in December 2020) showcased many of these colleges and highlighted the reasons why students should consider staying in or coming to this beautiful state.

Check out the recorded sessions from the fair.

Bennington College

Castleton University

Champlain College

Community College of Vermont

Middlebury College

Northern Vermont University

Norwich University

Vermont Technical College

University of Vermont

Resources

Common App

My Life, My Path

Virtual College Visit Guide

Virtual College Interview Guide

VSAC Scholarship Booklet

VSAC Unified Scholarship Application Tip Sheet

Choose Vermont Scholarship

The Vermont Virtual College Fair celebrates the third annual “Choose Vermont” scholarship program. VSAC is joining the state and our colleges and universities to offer scholarships to students who commit to attend a Vermont school by June 1. Both out-of-state and Vermont students are eligible to apply.

Students who commit to attend a Vermont college or university between January 1, 2021, and June 1, 2021, and then register for the drawing, will be entered to win a $5,000 scholarship from VSAC to their school.

Check back soon for the registration link!