Individual Senior Meetings with Counselor
Counselors begin scheduling senior meetings in September after add/drop. These meetings will cover post secondary planning including the college application process or other post secondary interests. Students interested in Early Action and QuestBridge are encouraged to schedule as soon as possible.
- October – FAFSA Completion Night – Join Soren Dews, VSAC Outreach Counselor, to get assistance in completing this essential document for receiving financial aid.
- VSAC is also offering 1:1 assistance with creating your FSA ID and once the FAFSA is open, will offer 1:1 support in filing the FAFSA. See details, sign up, and watch for FAFSA support to be available at www.vsac.com/calendar.
College & Career Pathways High School Event
- Saint Michael’s College hosts on Thursday, March 14 from 9:15 am – 1:45 pm
- College and career readiness workshops targeted to 10th and 11th graders (but
open to 9th and 12th graders)
- All high schools in the state of Vermont are invited to bring students
- Registration will open in early December
- Asynchronous resources, included college and career planning videos and
guided questions, are available at vsac.org/ccp
College & Career Pathways Family Event
- UVM hosts on Saturday, March 23 from 1-5pm at UVM Davis Center and online via Zoom
- 9th-12th grade families are invited to participate in college and career readiness
- All sessions will be offered in-person as well as live streamed and recorded
- More information and link to register will be available at vsac.org/ccp in January
- September 19, 2023 Senior Informational College Planning Presentation 5:30 – 7 pm.
- September 21 (9-11am & 6-8pm) – NEACAC College Fair – at Saint Michael’s College. Free and open to the public.
Real Talk by BigFuture
Real Talk is a career and college exploration initiative designed to connect Black students and families with Black professionals and representatives from colleges and access organizations across the country. We empower Black students to own their future, their way. Check out all their offerings here.
AHEAD & NCCSD Fall 2023 College Transition Series
Respected speaker & author Elizabeth Hamblet will share insights into preparing for college, understanding laws, & working with Disability Resource Centers for services and accommodations.
November 14: 7:30 – 8:30 pm EST
College Accommodations: Why They Change and What is Commonly Available (or Not): A focus on college accommodations, which includes a short legal background, an overview of differences between the -12 model and college model, a longer discussion of what accommodations are and aren’t commonly available, and a walk through of a registration process and form, including information about what students have to do after they register and what documentation they have to provide.
December 5: 7:30 – 8:30 pm EST
The College Disability Services System: Accommodations and the Student’s Responsibilities and Rights: A close look at shifting laws, how the system works at college (ie., what students have to do if they want accommodations and what their rights are), and what documentation they might need.