5 ways to handle stress during finals week

Many college students are finishing up finals and patiently waiting for the semester to end. As a current graduate student, I can relate to how stressful the semester can be…. Read More

It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year: PSAT Scores Released!

PSAT scores were just released from the College Board for tests taken this fall. And why is that good news? Because the information given to a student within the PSAT… Read More

Earning PDPs with MEFA

Do you need to earn Professional Development Points (PDPs) as a requirement for your career? We have good news. You can earn PDPs by participating in MEFA’s free online and… Read More

7 commonly asked financial aid questions (with answers)

Are you applying for financial aid this year or have you already? The application process often generates questions from families, and we’re here to provide the answers. We’ve included some… Read More

Search for Colleges with MEFA Pathway <em>Your Plan for the Future</em>

Many questions emerge when students start to think about where they would like to apply to college. Is an urban or rural setting preferred? What particular degrees and programs are… Read More

Thinking of going back to college? Read this (Part 3)

If you’re thinking of going back to college, there’s a lot to consider. In this third-part blog series, I’ve interviewed my wife, Cathy, who recently decided to return to school… Read More

4 Tips for Taking the ACT<sup>®</sup>

The ACT is one of the nation’s two most widely used college entrance exams, and is accepted by all colleges and universities in the United States. It’s helpful to have… Read More


Our most popular blogs of 2017

What were you reading in 2017? Thousands of MEFA families headed to our blog over the past year, and we put together a list of the 15 most-read posts. Scholarships…

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