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Our Best Blogs of 2019 by Category

Categories include Saving for College, Planning for College, College Admissions, Financial Aid, Scholarships, Paying for College, and College Life.
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We published over a hundred blogs in 2019 across a range of topics, and thousands of you read them. For those who may have missed a few, we thought you may benefit from catching the highlights. We listed below our most-read blogs, in order of popularity, for each of our main categories in 2019. Take a look through the list to find out what everyone else was reading last year. And remember to check our blog frequently. We'll have plenty of new posts coming to you in 2020.

Here's what captured the most views in 2019…

Saving for College

How We Save for College: Tips from MEFA Team Members

Exciting New Changes to the U.Plan Prepaid Tuition Program

College Savings Tips for Winter Months

College Savings: How to Set It and Forget It

7 Back to School College Savings Tips

Planning for College

Junior Year College Planning

MyCap and CCA: Helping Students Plan for the Future

7 College Planning Tips for Students in Grade 9-10

Should Your Child Consider a Trade School?

Are We There Yet? My College Planning Weekend

College Admissions

7 Suggestions for College Application Essay Topics

How Many Schools Should be on Your College List?

How to Stand Out in the College Admissions Process

A Tool for College Admissions: MEFA's College Application Manager

Advice to Families for High School Senior Year

Financial Aid

Common Mistakes Families Make on the FAFSA

Can I Ask a Financial Aid Office for More Money?

5 Facts About Federal Student Loans

What you Need to Complete your Financial Aid Applications

Don't Miss These 10 Financial Aid FAQs


Scholarships for Spring

5 Scholarships for Every Month

5 Scholarships with December Deadlines

Upcoming Scholarships for All Ages

Scholarships with January Deadlines 

Paying for College

6 Ways to Make College Less Expensive

Introducing Our New Expected Family Contribution (EFC) Calculator

Borrowing Wisely Means Having a Plan

How Much Will I Need for Non-Billed College Expenses?

What You Need to Know About MEFA Loans

College Life

Moving On: Tips for Transitioning from High School to College

What to Do When You're Feeling Blue?

Are You On Track to Graduate on Time?

Using Campus Resources to Find a Job

Thinking of Law School? Here's How to Prepare


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