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VSAC helps families plan for college—for free

Saturday, April 1, 9:30 a.m.—CASTLETON—Thousands of Vermont students and parents have gotten a leg up on college planning through VSAC’s College Pathways events. Get the same help they did by registering now for one of the Vermont Student Assistance Corp.’s College Pathways events, featuring a free workshops Saturday, April 1, at Castleton University in Castleton, 9:30 a.m-12:30 p.m.
Now in its 16th year, College Pathways covers the entire college process, including creating a college list that fits student needs and family finances, specifics on how to apply, strategies for taking SATs and ACTs, writing an application essay that stands out, understanding college costs and financial aid, and more.
Back by popular demand: “What I Wish I had Known,” where student panelists give perspectives on applying and going to college—what worked (and what didn’t!), plus the challenges, successes and surprises once they got there.
Workshops fill up fast. Reserve a seat, register and get more information by visiting the website Walk-ins are welcome, too.

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