One Week Left to Prepay College Tuition!

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Enrollment for Virginia529’s Prepaid Tuition Program Closes March 31! The deadline to enroll in Virginia’s prepaid college tuition program is fast approaching. With Virginia529 prePAID (prePAID), parents, grandparents and other loved ones can purchase defined benefit contracts, for newborn children through ninth graders. The prePAID program is designed to cover the normal full-time undergraduate tuition […]

College Library Boot Camp

Learn what to expect at a college library and get familiar with the types of available research resources. This program is recommended for high school juniors and seniors.

Virginia529 College Savings Programs among Best in US


Where can Virginia families turn if they are looking for a college savings program with the most “reasonable fees, strong investment options, and capable oversight?” That would be Virginia529 College Savings Plan! In October, Virginia529 received national recognition for its inVEST and CollegeAmerica programs. The two are among eight receiving the highest praise from independent […]

Your Future Scientist Won’t Have To Wait to Start Changing the World

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Maybe you dream of your child becoming a scientist who will one day make a difference in the world. Here in the heart of Virginia, science and technology students at Longwood University don’t have to wait for graduation to make an impact. Across varied subjects and disciplines at this public university of about 5,000, students […]

Back to School and Soon to College


Moms, it’s September. That usually brings two emotions. For parents of older kids, it’s joy that school has started. Those with new kindergarteners, however, may feel sadness, even nostalgia, for the baby you once rocked to sleep who is growing up. Fast forward (I know this is painful) and imagine your child with a high […]