VSAC offers ‘Paying for College’ workshops

Vermont Student Assistance Corp. will offer free workshops at local high schools to help families plan how to pay for college and training after high school.
An Oct. 7 presentation is planned at Champlain Valley Union High School at 6:30 p.m.
The presentations, which normally run 90 minutes to 2 hours, provide students and their parents with information on financial aid and other resources available to pay for college. Time is allotted for questions.
Among the topics covered are: types of financial aid; ways to apply; how family contribution is calculated; how financial aid is awarded; student and parent loans; how to compare college costs and alternative payment options. Dates and times include:

  • Oct. 1, 6 p.m. Enosburg Falls High School Auditorium
  • Oct. 7, 6:30 p.m. Champlain Valley Union High School
  • Oct. 15, 6:30 p.m. Richford High School Library
  • Oct. 21, 6:30 p.m. Milton High School
  • Oct. 23, 7 p.m. Rice Memorial High School
  • Oct. 29, 6:30 p.m. BFA Fairfax
  • Oct. 30, 6:30 p.m. Colchester High School