Balancing Act: Tips for Managing College Life: Part III

As a rising college senior, I’ve learned a few things over the last three years about balancing the many responsibilities that come with attending college. I recently shared some tips… Read More

4 tips for the college applicant

By: Nicole Kelman, Associate Director of Undergraduate Admission at Bentley University It’s never been more complicated applying to college, with extensive applications and lengthy college lists. Students need to stay organized… Read More

Get ready for college, freshmen!

College classes begin in just a few weeks, and there’s plenty to keep students busy between now and then. We’ve put together a list of items for incoming freshmen to… Read More

What to consider when refinancing your student loans

Here at MEFA, our goal is to make college accessible and affordable for you. And that includes helping you pay off student loan debt while managing life’s other financial demands…. Read More

Are you ready for these extra college costs?

If you have a college bill due this summer, you may have already taken action to pay the bill in full. But it’s never that simple, and your child will likely… Read More

Balancing Act: Tips for Managing College Life: Part II

I’m headed back to campus soon to begin my senior year at Lasell College. Over the past three years I’ve experienced a lot of college life, and have learned a… Read More

5 resources to help you borrow wisely

If you’re sending a child to college this fall, you likely have a bill deadline in the next few weeks. And if you’re considering a loan to help pay those… Read More

MEFA In The News

State Lowers Rate on College Loan for Undergrads

Contact: Martha Savery, Director of Public Affairs msavery@mefa.org 617.224.4813 MEFA Loan Rates Lower than Federal Direct PLUS Loan – Again Benefits Mass. Families and Out-of-State Students Attending College in Mass….

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