7 Suggestions for College Application Essay Topics

Topics include share your cause, think about who you admire, reflect on how you’ve grown, talk about a challenge, describe something you love, brag a bit, and share something new.  Read More

How I’m Paying off My Student Loans, FAST!

Strategies include make a plan, think about the payoff order, prioritize, spend less, and make more.  Read More

Common Mistakes Families Make on the FAFSA

Mistakes include missing a school’s deadline, putting parent info in the student section, using a nickname, forgetting to add schools, incorrectly reporting taxable grants and scholarships, leaving college-going siblings out of the household size, using the wrong Social Security number, and not using the IRS Data Retrieval Tool. Read More

Tools to Help You Make Your College List

Tools include College Navigator, College Scorecard, and Net Price Calculators. Read More

Are You On Track to Graduate on Time?

Tips for graduating on time include starting with a plan, not panicking, speaking up, considering finances, thinking before changing majors, and being smart about study abroad.  Read More

Your School Could Win the FAFSA Challenge

A $750 college scholarship will be issued to each of the winning high schools for highest overall FAFSA completion percentage rate and most improved FAFSA completion percentage rate. Read More

Advice to Families for High School Senior Year

Three MEFA employees who have helped their own children through the college planning process provide advice on looking at schools, staying organized, keeping calm and staying balanced, applying, and paying.  Read More

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Tools to Help You Make Your College List

Tools include College Navigator, College Scorecard, and Net Price Calculators.

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