MEFA Pathway

School Counselors: Lesson Plans Now Available for MEFA Pathway

View and download the lesson plans by clicking on "Featured Lesson Plans" on the MEFA Pathway Counselor Landing Page. Topics range from Writing a Personal Essay to Using the Loan Cost Estimator.
We are thrilled to announce that we now have a library of lesson plans available on the MEFA Pathway Counselor Portal. MEFA Pathway is the free college and career planning tool for Massachusetts students. Through engaging and innovative activities, students can use MEFA Pathway to learn more about their values and interests, search for colleges, find scholarships, and explore careers. And the new lesson plans provide an easy guide for school counselors as they walk their students through this dynamic resource.

MEFA Pathway Lesson Plans

To access our new lesson plans, go to and click on I Am A Counselor. This will bring you to our main page offering resources and reminders for counselors and educators. On the right side of the page under our Important Dates you will find our Featured Lesson Plans. Select the See All option to view the full offering of plans. Topics range from Writing a Personal Essay to Using the Loan Cost Estimator. Just click the PDF icon next to the topic of your choice to download the lesson plan. You can then easily save or print the document. Incorporate appropriate lessons into your curriculum to support your student’s post-secondary exploration and planning. And make sure to check back intermittently to see what’s new as we are continually adding to this collection. If you have an idea for a lesson plan you don’t see, let us know! You can contact me at