MEFA Blog

MEFA Blog

Keep up to date with the latest news about planning and financing a college education and preparing for your financial future, from experts here at MEFA and across the industry. Browse through our blog and use it as your very own college planning guide.

Learn about the College Cost and Financial Aid Eligibility Information Tool, located in the MASSAid Portal, that helps new financial aid filers learn their aid eligibility. Learn how to access the tool, tool features, and which aid eligibility is included.…
By Meredith Clement    |
Scholarships include the Center Cyber Safety and Education Graduate Scholarship, AICPA John L. Carey Scholarship, Foster G. McGaw Graduate Student Scholarship, Albert W. Dent Graduate Student Scholarship, and Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund. …
By Lauren Danz    |
Learn what does and does not trigger tax paperwork for the U.Plan, including when you may receive a 1099-DIV or a 1099-OID. …
By Jonathan Hughes    |
Scholarships include Action for Nature Eco-Hero Award, Doodle 4 Google, Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes, Paradigm Challenge, My Impact Challenge, and Ocean Awareness Contest. …
By Lauren Danz    |
Scholarships include (ISC)² Information Security Undergraduate Scholarship, Project Yellow Light Billboard Design Contest Scholarship, Simform STEM Scholarship, DAV Auxiliary Scholarship, Houzz Residential Design Scholarship, and Global Perspectives Scholarship. …
By Lauren Danz    |
These blog posts contain guidance on financial aid, scholarships, admissions, and a few other college-related topics.…
By Meredith Clement    |
Scholarships include AFA Teens for Alzheimer's Awareness College Scholarship, Frame My Future Contest, The Gallery Collection Create-A-Greeting-Card Scholarship, Simform STEM Scholarship, and Citizens Bank Scholarship.…
By Lauren Danz    |
A mother shares her experience using MEFA's email and website guidance to explore how interests and favorite subjects can lead to post-high school plans with her middle school student and to explore graduation requirements and admissions standards with her high school students.…
By Penelope Hauck    |
Scholarships include the 1 for 2 Scholarship, Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarship, The Christophers High School Poster Contest, Vegetarian Resource Group Scholarship, Scholars Helping Collars Scholarship, and Sweet and Simple Scholarship.…
By Lauren Danz    |
MEFA Encourages Giving the Gift of Savings for the Holidays…
By Lisa Rooney    |