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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.

Students in class using laptops
See which schools have recently joined MEFA Pathway, what they have to say about it, and how you can use this platform yourself. …
By Jennifer Bento-Pinyoun    |
Boy outside using laptop
Steps include navigating to the registration page, entering your information, selecting your graduation year, and creating security questions. …
By Jennifer Bento-Pinyoun    |
MEFA Pathway's MyCAP Curriculum Guide
The guide outlines suggested activities in MEFA Pathway per grade level (9-12) that tie into the objectives identified within the three MyCAP domains, personal social fulfilment, career development and education, and academic planning …
By Jennifer Bento-Pinyoun    |
Counselor working with student
Lesson plan topics include Exploring Career Paths, Scholarship Research, College Fairs, Rep Visits, and College Tours, College Search, and College Affordability …
By Darina Barreto    |
Students reviewing papers
The schools in the Brockton District have utilized MEFA Pathway, been inaugural schools for Common Application integration, and won the FAFSA Day Challenge. …
By Jennifer Bento-Pinyoun    |
MEFA Pathway website
Learn what MEFA Pathway is, what sets it apart from other online scholarship platforms, what kind of scholarships you can search for, and how to get started. …
By Lauren Patten, Jennifer Bento-Pinyoun    |
MEFA Pathway's New Feature: MA State Benefits
MA State Benefits enables students to learn how to save on the cost of higher education by looking at options that include time at a community college and adding their saved plans to the College Compare chart and the College Cost Calculator.…
By Jennifer Bento-Pinyoun    |
Updates include a Course Planner, an EFC Calculator, and an Internships section. …
By Jennifer Bento-Pinyoun    |
Learn about our Journey to College video series where we interviewed high school seniors throughout the year to hear how they were building their college list, figuring out how to pay for future colleges costs, and making the ultimate decision of where to attend.…
By Jennifer Bento-Pinyoun    |
View and download the lesson plans by clicking on "Featured Lesson Plans" on the MEFA Pathway Counselor Landing Page. Topics range from Writing a Personal Essay to Using the Loan Cost Estimator.…
By Jennifer Bento-Pinyoun    |
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