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Category: School Counseling

   Posted On: May 20 2021

Announcing "Green Mountain Grad" - A Special Graduation Gift

To the Vermont High School Class of 2021, The Legislature, the Vermont State Colleges and VSAC have teamed to offer a gift to Green Mountain Grads: one tuition-free course at any of the 4 Vermont State Colleges – Castleton, CCV, NVU Johnson or Lyndon, or Vermont Tech. You choose what, where, and when for courses beginning July 1, 2021 through Spring 2022. Now is the perfect time to take the next steps in your education future.  All you need to do is enroll.  How it works: Explore classes online at each of the State Colleges’ websites Apply for admission to the school of your choice Register for

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   Posted On: May 14 2021

Student Representative Wanted - Vermont Student Anti-Racism Network

We are the Vermont Student Anti-Racism Network, a group of high school students from around Vermont promoting anti-racism and justice in our schools. We are reaching out because we want a student representative from your school to be a part of our network! We have an application for students to fill out if they are interested in a representative position.  Link to form:

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   Posted On: May 07 2021

VSAC - Financial Aid & Managing College Costs Spring 2021

Attention high school juniors & sophomores and their parents/guardians:   Join VSAC Outreach Counselor Carrie Harlow, to learn about financial aid and how to manage the cost of higher education! This event is publicized and geared towards those in the Addison County region, but all are welcome to register and attend!  This Zoom event will take place on Wednesday, May 19 at 6:30 pm.  Please click here to register. If you cannot make this event on May 19, other virtual presentations are being offered and are posted on the VSAC website and/or can be viewed at your convenience here. 

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   Posted On: May 03 2021

NEACAC Spring College Fair

Student registration for the NEACAC Spring College Fairs is OPEN! The NEACAC Spring College Fair will be held on: Sunday, May 16th from 1-3:00 pm EST There are over 180 colleges that are registered to participate in the program. Registration for students  is required, but FREE! To register and for helpful resources, please visit: We recommend registering ahead of the LIVE events. The booths will also be available through May 31, 2021.  

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   Posted On: Apr 26 2021

VSAC - How to Appeal Financial Aid Webinar

In the next VSAC Shows You How webinar, simulcast to Facebook on April 27, from 6-7 p.m., VSAC will discuss how to "appeal" your financial aid offers. Vermonters who have received a Vermont state grant, or financial aid from the institutions they plan to attend, can “appeal” (or ask for reconsideration of) their aid packages. In this online panel presentation, parents and students will learn what a financial aid appeal is; how the appeal process works; what qualifies as special circumstances; what documentation is needed; and how to present a compelling request. Bring your questions and get answers from the experts! Register now. Or

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