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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.

7 Fast Facts on the FSA ID
Tips include using a computer, providing an email address, knowing the timeline, and changing your password regularly. …
By Meredith Clement    |
Obtaining Your Tax Documents for Financial Aid
Learn how to get you tax transcripts both online and by mail and how to submit them to the financial aid office. …
By Meredith Clement    |
The Important Facts on College Grants and Scholarships
We provide tips on applying, qualifying, and searching, for scholarships and grants. …
By Lisa Rooney    |
When Life Situations Change, How Do You Complete the FAFSA<sup>®</sup>?
Instructions are provided for how to complete the FAFSA if you've experienced a marital status change or a drop in income…
By Jonathan Hughes    |
Key Answers to Your CSS Profile<sup>TM</sup> Questions
Questions include if you need to complete both the CSS Profile and the FAFSA, how to update your application, who completes the profile, and what is IDOC. …
By Meredith Clement    |
Counselor and student using IDOC
Learn how to upload documents to IDOC, which documents should be uploaded, and where to find more information on IDOC. …
By Meredith Clement    |
All things FAFSA<sup>®</sup>
Resources include our Understanding the FAFSA webinar, 10 Tips for Filing the FAFSA blog post, and the FAFSA Day website. …
By Meredith Clement    |
Are You Asking These FAFSA Questions?
Questions include how do separated and divorced families complete the FAFSA?, what's an asset?, is unemployment reported on the FAFSA? And can I receive both unemployment and financial aid?, do I need to report my business on the FAFSA?, and will filling out the FAFSA gives us loans?…
By Meredith Clement    |
By Meredith Clement    |
Top 10 Tips for Filing the FAFSA<sup>®</sup>
Tips include obtaining an FSA ID, sending the FAFSA to all schools you apply to, and keeping deadlines in mind. …
By Lisa Rooney    |
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