Welcome to the journey toward higher education!
Whether you’re a freshman or a senior, careful planning and steady work are the things that will help you get to the destination of the college or career training program you choose. We can help guide you (and your parents) throughout this important journey—and help you make smart financial decisions all along the way. Check out the links below to get started.
Writing the college application essay
How to make your essay stand out from the crowd.
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Looking for a program in VT?
Your guide to Vermont colleges & universities.
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FAFSA first! Money for college starts here.
All about why you need to do the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.
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$$ for college: Scholarships for Vermonters
It's simple to apply for VSAC-assisted scholarships!
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Resources (PDFs, eBooks, Spreadsheets, Infographics)

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Taming the Tuition Monster Education Professional, A Parent, An Employer, Unsure About College, A High School Student, A Servicemember or Veteran, A Foster Youth, Applying to College, Preparing for College Costs, Searching for a College PDF
Paying for college powerpoint Adult Student, Education Professional, A Parent, A High School Student, A Servicemember or Veteran, A Foster Youth, Applying for Financial Aid, Preparing for College Costs, Student Aid Options PDF
Paying for college session summary Education Professional, A Parent, An Employer, A High School Student, A Servicemember or Veteran, A Foster Youth, Applying for Financial Aid, Preparing for College Costs, Student Aid Options PDF
Planning for college: Planning guide for grades 7-12 A Parent, A High School Student, Applying to College, Exploring Career Options, Searching for a College PDF
Finding Colleges That Fit Adult Student, Education Professional, A Parent, Unsure About College, A High School Student, A Servicemember or Veteran, A Foster Youth, Applying to College, Searching for a College PDF
Education by Degrees Adult Student, A Parent, Unsure About College, A High School Student, A Servicemember or Veteran, A Foster Youth, Exploring Career Options, Searching for a College PDF
High or Low: How Will You Go? Adult Student, Education Professional, A Parent, Unsure About College, A High School Student, A Servicemember or Veteran, A Foster Youth, Applying to College, Preparing for College Costs, Searching for a College PDF
Challenging Conventional Wisdom Education Professional, A Parent, Unsure About College, A High School Student, A Servicemember or Veteran, A Foster Youth, Applying to College, Preparing for College Costs, Searching for a College PDF
Financial Aid Budget Worksheet Adult Student, Education Professional, A Parent, A High School Student, Applying for Financial Aid, Saving for College, Searching for a College, Student Aid Options PDF
Paying for College Guide for students attending college in 2017-2018 Looking for a Loan, Education Professional, A Parent, A High School Student, A Servicemember or Veteran, A Foster Youth, Applying for Financial Aid, Parent Loan, Preparing for College Costs, Student Aid Options, Student Loan PDF

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