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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.

Here's How Colleges Calculate Your EFC
We break down the EFC formula, including how to determine your Available Income, Contribution from Assets, and Student Contribution. …
By Meredith Clement    |
Person using MEFA's EFC Calculator
Calculate your EFC by entering your state of residence, the number of people in your household, the number of children you anticipate to be in college, information about the finances of the student's parents, and financial information for the student.…
By Meredith Clement    |
Woman using laptop to learn about  Expected Family Contributions
Learn about the EFC, a calculated amount reflecting the family's financial strength and their ability to absorb one year of college expenses.…
By Meredith Clement    |
Financial Aid Tips from a MEFA Presenter
A MEFA Financial Aid presenter explains how the EFC works.…
By Peter Wyatt    |
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