MEFA Blog

MEFA Blog

Keep up to date with the latest news about planning and financing a college education and preparing for your financial future, from experts here at MEFA and across the industry. Browse through our blog and use it as your very own college planning guide.

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How Does Your College List Measure Up?
Learn how to create a balanced college list by focusing on likability, affordability and admissibility. …
By Myra Ross    |
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Advice for High School Seniors
Students beginning their high school senior year in the next few days have a lot to juggle: academics, club meetings, sports practice, catching up with friends, and of course, college applications. One of our recent emails highlighted the five things that high school seniors should do now to prepare…
By Meredith Clement    |
Boy using computer to read tips for writing the college essay
Tips include choosing a topic that appeals to you, brainstorming, writing multiple drafts, having a good opening, middle, and conclusion, and getting feedback. …
By Jennifer Desjarlais    |
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Student in library on laptop
Learn the differences between early action and early decision and things to consider before applying. …
By Meredith Clement    |
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By Meredith Clement    |