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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.

Senior Year College Planning Checklist
Take your standardized tests, write your essay, get your letters of recommendation, complete your applications, apply for financial aid, and select your college.…
By Marlene Sabeh    |
Summer Months Lend Themselves to New Pathways
Students can use MEFA Pathway this summer to engage in college planning activities specific to their grade level such as taking Get to Know Yourself assessments, creating a Profile, building a Career List, adding Goals and Strategies, creating a College List, building a Scholarship List, and using the Application Manager. …
By Jennifer Bento-Pinyoun    |
By Jennifer Bento-Pinyoun    |
My Planning for College Checklist
Items include knowing the number of years until each of your children start college, talking about college a lot, and stressing that college is an honor and an investment. …
By Penelope Hauck    |
Getting Students Excited About Reading
Learn how children in kindergarten and first grade can develop a strong passion in reading, ways to challenge them, and the warning signs of reading difficulties. …
By Sherri Galego, Lynda Canal    |
College Planning: It's Never Too Early
A MEFA presenter shares why families often wish they started planning for college earlier and how it's never too early to start saving for college. …
By Julie Shields-Rutyna    |
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