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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.

Student using laptop to view student profile in MEFA Pathway
The new Academics tab lets students record their GPA, number of AP courses taken, and SAT, ACT, and TOEFL scores, while the new Certification tab lets students add any earned certifications. …
By Jennifer Bento-Pinyoun    |
Counselor and student at IEP Transition Meeting
Learn how to create a transition plan, the benefits of a student-led IEP transition meeting, and important tips to help students lead their IEP meeting. …
By Mary Rubenis    |
Student using laptop to investigate their future on MEFA Pathway
New features tie customized labor market information to career exploration and include Now Trending, Looking Ahead, Popular Places, and Career Path. …
By Jennifer Bento-Pinyoun    |
Boy outside using laptop
Steps include navigating to the registration page, entering your information, selecting your graduation year, and creating security questions. …
By Jennifer Bento-Pinyoun    |
Student using tablet outside
Learn how to search for careers by categories, interests, values, and education level, how to save these to a career list, and how to view the details on each career. …
By Ajea Stupart    |
Woman using tablet in the grass
Suggestions include preparing to take the PSAT, taking virtual college tours, determining classes you need to take, finding out GPA requirements for colleges, chatting with others about their college experience, and talking to your parents about college financing.…
By Shaun Connolly    |
Student using laptop
Ideas include exploring MEFA Pathway, researching colleges online, engaging with admissions representatives, attending a MEFA webinar, visiting a campus virtually, writing your essay, prepping for AP exams, and searching for scholarships.…
By Meredith Clement    |
Updates include a Course Planner, an EFC Calculator, and an Internships section. …
By Jennifer Bento-Pinyoun    |
Student Creating a College List
Tools include College Navigator, College Scorecard, and Net Price Calculators.…
By Jonathan Hughes    |
Three MEFA employees who have helped their own children through the college planning process provide advice on looking at schools, staying organized, keeping calm and staying balanced, applying, and paying. …
By Lauren Patten    |
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