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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.

Options include MassTransfer/Commonwealth Commitment, Tuition Break, University of Maine Flagship Match Scholarship Program, UMass Lowell Accelerated Degrees, and Clark University Accelerated BA/Master’s.…
By Julie Shields-Rutyna    |
What to Know About Massachusetts Community Colleges
We breakdown the location, degrees, student body, academics, services and activities, tuition and fees, and websites for each of the 15 community colleges spread throughout Massachusetts. …
By Meredith Barnhart    |
The manager the Commonwealth Commitment program explains her role at the Department of Higher Education, how Reverse Transfer Pathway help students, the benefits of the Commonwealth Commitment program, how it compares to programs in other states, and how students learn about the program. …
By Julie Shields-Rutyna    |
Tips include getting a letter of recommendation from a shop teacher, including any certifications and licensing, looking into programs that have a technical focus, and exploring MassTransfer. …
By Lauren Patten    |
The Facts on MassTransfer
Learn how MassTransfer can make a bachelor's degree more affordable. what the benefits are based on GPA, and how to take the next steps of planning, applying, and enrolling to a Massachusetts 4-year public college or university. …
By Mary Rubenis    |
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