The Importance of School Counselors

Take advantage of the guidance that school counselors provide by attending events they host, being proactive and initiating a conversation with them, and having them write a letter of recommendation that puts personality and dimension behind the student’s grades.  Read More

Helping Students with Disabilities Transition Out of High School

We explore the five core services that The Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission offers, and provide tips for parents to help, such as creating a person-centered planning team, having your student play an active role, teaching money management skills, and exploring all college disability services.  Read More

Comparing Your College Options

Determine each school’s total cost including billed and unbilled expenses, determine each school’s net cost including grants and scholarships, and determine any future year net cost changes by speaking to the financial aid office.  Read More

Answering Your Top Questions about Financial Aid Awards

We discuss work study, the John and Abigail Adams Scholarship, how scholarships affect financial aid, subsidized vs unsubsidized loans, Federal Direct Loan limits and interest rates, MA state aid, and how to use your college savings funds.  Read More

Accepted to College. What’s Next?

MEFA to provide annual After the College Acceptance program for 10th year Boston – National College Decision Day is May 1st, which means that high school seniors have just under… Read More

Preparing for Life After College: Student Loan Repayment

Tips include talking to your loan servicer, talking to friends, creating a budget, setting a goal, and making a plan.  Read More

School Counselors: Lesson Plans Now Available for MEFA Pathway

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. Read More

MEFA News

Accepted to College. What's Next?

MEFA to provide annual After the College Acceptance program for 10th year Boston – National College Decision Day is May 1st, which means that high school seniors have just under…

Family Webinar Series

Get to Know MEFA Pathway’s Middle School Features

May 8, 2019

8:00am—9:00am

See All Events