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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.

Finding Scholarships with Going Merry
Learn what Going Merry is, how it got started, what sets it apart from other online scholarship platforms, how students apply for scholarships, and who has previously won. …
By Lauren Patten    |
Finding Scholarships with Fastweb
Learn what Fastweb is, how it got started, what sets it apart from other online scholarship platforms, how students can apply for scholarships, and examples of past success stories. …
By Lauren Patten    |
Finding Scholarships with Bold.org
Learn what bold.org is, what sets it apart from other online scholarship platforms, how it got started, how students can apply for scholarships, and how students have been successful in the past. …
By Lauren Patten    |
How to Search for College Scholarships Online
Tips include creating a spreadsheet, starting local then expanding, searching scholarship databases, and creating an account. …
By Lauren Patten    |
The College Board Opportunity Scholarships
Students complete steps to earn a chance for a scholarship of up to $40,000, including Building a College List, Practicing for the SAT, Improving SAT Scores, Strengthening Their College List, Completing the FAFSA, and Applying to Colleges…
By Jenny Caccavale    |
What to Know About the John & Abigail Adams Scholarship
Learn what scores a student must receive on their MCAS in order to qualify, what the scholarship covers, how to apply the award, how to maintain the scholarship, and how much the scholarship is worth at each Massachusetts school. …
By Lauren Patten    |
Will This Scholarship Affect My Financial Aid?
Learn how to report scholarships to a college and how to fit scholarships into your financial aid. …
By Julie Shields-Rutyna    |
5 Scholarships for Every Month
Scholarships include DoSomething.org Scholarship, Courage to Grow Scholarship, Niche No Essay Monthly Scholarship, Cappex Easy College Money Scholarship, and Innovation in Education Scholarship. …
By Meredith Clement    |
Raise.me: Another Way to Earn Scholarships
Learn how Raise.me works, how to create an account, how start earning scholarships, and how to cash in scholarship credits. …
By Shaun Connolly    |
Finding Legitimate College Scholarships
Learn how to search for local scholarships through community organizations and national scholarships through online search engines. …
By Lisa Rooney    |
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