Guidance for college fairs: 8 tips

Now that the school year has begun, so has the ramp up of the college admissions process, and with that comes the arrival of college fairs. College fairs can be… Read More

Introducing MEFA Pathway <i>Your Plan for the Future</i>

We are excited to announce that MEFA Pathway Your Plan for the Future has launched! MEFA Pathway enhances and improves our former college planning portal, YourPlanForTheFuture (YPFF). The new site… Read More

Ten tips for managing your money in college

If you’re a student attending college this year, you know that there’s temptation all around you to spend money. From nights out with friends, to campus coffee shops and bookstore… Read More

Applying to college? Start here

It’s college application season for high school seniors, and there’s a lot to keep track of throughout the next few months. If you’re a parent navigating college admissions for the… Read More

What’s the parent role in the college search process?

I recently experienced a milestone parenting moment. I taught my 3-year-old son how to ride a bike. It was his idea, on that early summer day, to make the big… Read More

How do you improve an SAT<sup>®</sup> score? With practice

Most colleges use standardized test scores as a key component in the college applications process. Though this can be a stressful point for many students, the good news is that… Read More

Why you should visit these federal financial aid websites

If you’re a college student receiving federal financial aid (such as a Pell Grant or Federal Direct Student Loan), or the parent to one, you’ll want to know about a… Read More

MEFA in the News

August Declared #ABLEtoSave Month

Contact: Martha Savery, Director of Public Affairs 617.224.4813 BOSTON – Governor Charlie Baker has declared August as #ABLEtoSave Month, highlighting the importance of a new state program to assist…

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September 19, 2017


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