Don’t Miss These 10 Financial Aid FAQs

Topics include completing financial aid applications, getting an FSA ID, who requires the CSS Profile, applying for financial aid without a Social Security number, who should complete the financial aid applications, the affect of 529 accounts on financial aid, the financial aid timeline, EFC Calculators, and helpful websites.  Read More

What You Need to Complete Your Financial Aid Applications

Items needed include an FSA ID, a College Board username and password, a student’s driver’s license, a list of colleges where the student is applying, Social Security numbers, 2018 W-2 form(s), 2018 untaxed income records, current bank statements, current business and investment records, current real estate records, and 2018 federal income tax returns.  Read More

7 Back to School College Savings Tips

Tips include using daycare money, getting your child involved, selling Halloween costumes, encouraging college gifting, planning meals, having a yard sale, and selling gift cards.  Read More

A Tool for College Admissions: MEFA’s College Application Manager

Use this tool to keep track of school names, admissions deadlines, required standardized tests (if any), required financial aid applications, financial aid deadlines, and notes. Read More

MyCap and CCA: Helping Students Plan for the Future

Learn about CCA, a whole-school, four-year program led by counselors and MyCAP, an electronic process where students design an academic pathway aligned to their post-secondary plans and goals, and how these can be utilized in MEFA Pathway.  Read More

Partner Spotlight: Learn all about MassEdCO with CEO Mark Bilotta

Mark Bilotta discusses his work, what drives him, the information he wants families to have, how MassEdCO delivers its services, and what success looks like to him.  Read More

Scholarships with October Deadlines

Scholarships include AES Engineering Scholarship, Negative Population Growth Student Poster Scholarship, Horatio Alger Association Scholarship, American Bullion Scholarship, and Voice of Democracy Scholarship.  Read More

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