How Students Can Connect Interests to Potential Careers

In MEFA Pathway, students can complete the What are your Interests? and What are your Work Values? assessments to generate a list of potential careers, and then view the tasks, wages, and required education associated with each career.  Read More

Scholarships for STEM Students

Contests include the Bluepay STEM Scholarship, the VOLT Lighting STEM Scholarship, the RevPart STEM Scholarship, the SME Education Foundation Scholarship, and the Straight North Scholarship Read More

What You Need to Know About Online Colleges

Learn about online colleges and degree programs, what they offer, what advantages they provide, how they’re structured, and how they compare to a traditional college.  Read More

Earning College Credit in High School: A Success Story

The director of a dual enrollment program discusses how his program began, how it is sponsored, how students are accepted, what courses are covered, and how the transfer process works.  Read More

Want to win $3,000? Enter these scholarship contests

Scholarships include The Future of Banking Scholarship, Coupon Marathon Scholarship, ZipRecruiter Scholarship, John D. Unangst Memorial Scholarship, Courageous Persuaders Scholarship, and All About Education Scholarship.  Read More

What to Expect After You Save in the U.Plan

In November you’ll receive your U.Plan Annual Statement, which includes the amount you saved for each maturity year, and a Tuition Percentages Report, which reflects the percentage of tuition and mandatory fees that you locked in at each of the participating schools.  Read More

Internships, Externships, and Co-ops

Internships are an official program offered by an employer to students who work to gain experience related to their field. Externships can include job shadowing an individual within a field and are typically held for a very short time period. Co-ops allow students to alternate traditional semesters with working full time in their chosen field.  Read More

MEFA News

MEFA Loan Rate Decreases Amid Rising Interest Rates

Contact: Lisa Rooney (617) 224-4838 lrooney@mefa.org BOSTON – The starting interest rate on the state’s college loan will decrease for the upcoming academic year in contrast to the increase in…

Family Webinar Series

Get to Know MEFA Pathway’s Student Features

December 19, 2018

12:00pm—1:00pm

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