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)

Name Category Type Download Resource
Questions for the Admissions Interview A High School Student, Applying to College, Searching for a College PDF
5 Steps to Critique Your Essay Adult Student, A High School Student, Applying to College PDF
College Admissions Toolkit Adult Student, A High School Student, A Servicemember or Veteran, A Foster Youth, Applying to College PDF
College Admissions Checklist Adult Student, A High School Student, A Servicemember or Veteran, A Foster Youth, Applying to College PDF
Informational Interviewing and Job Shadowing Guide Adult Student, Unsure About College, A High School Student, A Servicemember or Veteran, A Foster Youth, Exploring Career Options PDF
Family Career Questionnaire A High School Student, Exploring Career Options PDF
College Comparison Chart Adult Student, A High School Student, Applying to College, Searching for a College PDF
Financial Award Comparison Tool Adult Student, A Parent, A High School Student, Applying to College Excel Spreadsheet
VSAC Scholarship Booklet Adult Student, Education Professional, A Parent, A High School Student, A Servicemember or Veteran, A Foster Youth, Student Aid Options PDF
Life After High School A High School Student PDF

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