MEFA Blog

MEFA Blog

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.

Boy using laptop to access MEFA Pathway
Students can use MEFA Pathway this summer to engage in college planning activities specific to their grade level such as taking Get to Know Yourself assessments, creating a Profile, building a Career List, adding Goals and Strategies, creating a College List, building a Scholarship List, and using the Application Manager. …
By Jennifer Bento-Pinyoun    |
Learn how to build your resume for college and employment applications by creating a profile, going to Profile Details, recording sports, clubs, honors and awards, employment, community service, and skills, and importing the resume to Resume Builder, where it can be downloaded as a PDF or Microsoft Word document. …
By Jennifer Bento-Pinyoun    |
Learn how to use the MEFA Pathway College Compare tool to compare schools on features such as size, setting, graduation rate, in-state vs. out-of-state tuition, total cost of attendance, and GPA of incoming freshmen. …
By Jennifer Bento-Pinyoun    |
The tool provides students a monthly student loan payment and total loan cost based on a potential loan amount borrowed. Then, it assesses the ease of repayment based on a chosen career.…
By Jennifer Bento-Pinyoun    |
A student using the College Cost Calculator
Our own Jennifer Bento-Pinyoun explains how the College Cost Calculator works and how it helped her own family.…
By Jennifer Bento-Pinyoun    |
By Jennifer Bento-Pinyoun    |
By Jennifer Bento-Pinyoun    |
Students using computers to visit MEFA Pathway
Learn how to use the Match Me and Search Colleges features in MEFA Pathway to help students build their college lists. …
By Jennifer Bento-Pinyoun    |
Learn About Yourself and Find Careers with MEFA Pathway
Learn how the activities you enjoy might influence a career choice and how particular skills might translate into career success. …
By Jennifer Bento-Pinyoun    |
By Jennifer Bento-Pinyoun    |