College decision made. Now what?

Did your high school senior just submit an enrollment deposit to a college or university? If so, congratulations! Deciding where to attend college is a big decision, and no doubt… Read More

Why save in the U.Plan?

As the Director of College Savings Programs here at MEFA, I’m often asked why someone should save in the U.Plan Prepaid Tuition Program. What makes the program beneficial to families?… Read More

Raise.me: Another way to earn scholarships

As college affordability remains a hot topic for parents, new avenues regularly surface to help families pay for college costs. Scholarship websites are always popular, and one option getting attention… Read More

Money lessons: what I learned from my mother

The path each of us takes to reach our aspirations is different. The champions and loved ones who are there to guide us vary by person. But no one reaches… Read More

These scholarships can help pay for grad school

Planning to attend graduate school this fall? You may need to borrow loans to pay for a portion of your costs, but try to limit your borrowing as much as… Read More

White House brings new policy for federal student loan collection

You may have recently heard about the Trump administration’s reversal of some Obama-era consumer protections on student loans. Worried about what this might mean for you? Let us give you… Read More

Who will write my letters of recommendation?

When seeking out letters of recommendation for the college application, most colleges recommend that students ask teachers in one of the five core subjects: English, math, science, history, and foreign… Read More

MEFA in the News

U.Plan Savings Qualify for New Tax Deduction

Contact: Martha Savery, Director of Public Affairs msavery@mefa.org 617.224.4813 BOSTON – Families saving for college in the U.Plan Prepaid College Tuition Program are now eligible to seek a new state…

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Comparing College Loan Options

June 7, 2017

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