As your child gets closer to college, there are specific things he or she can do to prepare for admissions, and ways you can plan for the costs. MEFA offers step-by-step guidance, including free seminars. For additional assistance in navigating the steps of college enrollment, sign up for free MEFA emails.
A strong academic record is one of the most important parts of any college application, but students should also explore a broad range of goals and interests. Look for programs that align with the student’s interests and strengths – both academic and personal.
College may be expensive, but there are many types of financial aid and financing options available to help every family afford higher education. Most families use a combination of financial aid, loans, and a college savings plan to pay for college expenses.