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.

Scholarships include the Pepsi Stronger Together Scholarship, Atlas Shrugged Scholarship, Paliwal Club of 100 STEAM Scholars Fund, Paliwal Club of 100 Music Scholars Fund, Cards Direct Scholarship, and Brooklyn Injury Attorney's Scholarship.…
By Lauren Patten    |
Students can use the My Journal feature, a tool inspired by the MyCAP model, to record their thoughts, reactions, and decisions as they progress through activities within MEFA Pathway. …
By Jennifer Bento-Pinyoun    |
Topics include switching the application type, reasons not to apply EA and ED, chances of acceptance, financial aid, and repercussions on not accepting an ED offer.…
By Andrew Carter    |
Scholarships include The Cameron Impact Scholarship, Love Your Career Scholarship, The May Firm Scholarship Fund, Shout It Out Scholarship, Too Cool to Pay for School Scholarship, Don't Text and Drive Scholarship, and Key Thinkers Scholarship. …
By Lauren Patten    |
Counselors can learn about the FAFSA Completion Tool, what it shows you, how to use and access it, and how this tool can help you take school-wide action when it comes to getting students to complete the FAFSA.…
By Christine Scafidi Luzi , Nyal Fuentes    |
With rising interest rates, students and families are advised to be savvy consumers and compare terms and conditions of college loans before picking one. To help navigate the confusing world of college loans, MEFA provides free online resources, webinars, and one on one appointments with experts.…
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Scholarships include Derrick Richardson Law Student Scholarship, The Hispanic Health Professional Student Scholarship, AIFS Diversity Achievement Scholarship, APF Queen-Nellie Evans Scholarship, and American Chemical Society Scholarship. …
By Lauren Patten    |
Scholarships include the Working Parent College Scholarship, Custody X Change Single Parent Scholarship, Return 2 College Scholarship, College JumpStart Scholarship, and Osher Reentry Scholarship. …
By Lauren Patten    |
Tips include knowing the total cost of the loan, having good credit, reading the fine print, understanding that all borrowers have equal responsibility, and choosing the option that is best for your family. …
By Stephanie Wells    |
Learn about Blackstone Valley Education Foundation, how they create the programs, what criteria students must adhere to, how many students participate, and what the benefits of the program are for students, local businesses, and community partners. …
By Jennifer Bento-Pinyoun    |