Using the IRS Data Retrieval Tool

The 2018-19 FAFSA became available on October 1st, and with it came the resurrection of the IRS Data Retrieval Tool (DRT), a mechanism within the FAFSA that allows families to… Read More

Completing the FAFSA<sup>®</sup>

Do you need to complete the FAFSA this year? Every student applying for college financial aid is required to submit one, and the form just became available on October 1st…. Read More

FAFSA time is just around the corner

If you’re looking for financial aid, every college to which you’re applying needs to receive a FAFSA. The FAFSA is short for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, and… Read More

FAFSA Challenge Comes to Massachusetts High Schools

The Massachusetts FAFSA Challenge is a new statewide campaign to increase the proportion of Massachusetts high school seniors who complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA is the main… Read More

The 411 on Financial Aid

The college financial aid process can seem complex, but when you break it down into pieces, it makes a lot of sense. Our slides below offer straightforward and simplified financial… Read More

Guidance for college fairs: 8 tips

Now that the school year has begun, so has the ramp up of the college admissions process, and with that comes the arrival of college fairs. College fairs can be… Read More

Introducing MEFA Pathway <i>Your Plan for the Future</i>

We are excited to announce that MEFA Pathway Your Plan for the Future has launched! MEFA Pathway enhances and improves our former college planning portal, YourPlanForTheFuture (YPFF). The new site… Read More

MEFA in the News

August Declared #ABLEtoSave Month

Contact: Martha Savery, Director of Public Affairs msavery@mefa.org 617.224.4813 BOSTON – Governor Charlie Baker has declared August as #ABLEtoSave Month, highlighting the importance of a new state program to assist…

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