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.

Student using computer to research scholarships with deadlines in September
Scholarships include Love Your Career Scholarship, The Cameron Impact Scholarship, The May Firm Scholarship Fund, OppU Achievers Scholarship, Shout It Out Scholarship, Too Cool to Pay for School Scholarship, Don't Text and Drive Scholarship, and Key Thinkers Scholarship. …
By Lauren Patten    |
The MEFA Loan interest rates will start at 3.75% for the 2021-22 academic year, substantially lower than the 6.28% offered by the Federal Direct PLUS Loan, and will have no origination fee, no application fee, and no prepayment penalties. …
By Lisa Rooney    |
Woman graduating college after receiving scholarship for adult learner
Scholarships include the Working Parent College Scholarship, Custody X Change Single Parent Scholarship, Return 2 College Scholarship, College JumpStart Scholarship, and Osher Reentry Scholarship. …
By Lauren Patten    |
Student using smartphone to search for college scholarships
Scholarships include Chuan Ai Lu Engstrom Memorial Scholarship, In the Driver's Seat Scholarship, Sugar Spun Scholarship, Kids Car Donations Annual Scholarship, Mrs. Prindables Educator Scholarship, Make Me Laugh Scholarship, Active Life Scholarship, and iVein Health & Wellness Scholarship.…
By Lauren Patten    |
Woman using laptop to research how to pay for graduate school
Ways to pay for graduate school, medical school, and law school include grants and scholarships, university employment, employer tuition reimbursement, tax credits, and loans. …
By Lauren Patten    |
Woman using tablet
Scholarships include Dr. Kyle Hornby Annual Scholarship, Women in STEM Scholarship, El Café Del Futuro Scholarship, SelectBlinds.com Scholarship, Dolphin Galleries Visual Arts Scholarship, Prime Scholarship, Flavor of the Month Scholarship, and Avonte Oquendo Memorial Scholarship.…
By Lauren Patten    |
Girl drawing
Scholarships include Ocean Awareness Contest, Fruit Shoot, Flavor of the Month Scholarship, Better Food, Better World Scholarship, and Education Matters Scholarship. …
By Lauren Patten    |
Girl using laptop at cafe
Scholarships include ACF Visionary Scholarship, DutchCrafters Amish Furniture Heritage Scholarship, Favorite Film Scholarship, RushOrderTees Young Entrepreneurs Scholarship, Mobile Application Development Scholarship , Fifth Month Scholarship, and Bubba Wallace Live to Be Different Scholarship. …
By Lauren Patten    |
Student in library studying
Questions include how private loans for undergraduate students work, how much undergraduates can borrow, if you need a co-borrower for undergraduate loans, and if you can get an undergraduate student loan with bad credit. …
By Meredith Clement    |
MEFA provides one-on-one support to guide families through the college acceptance process.…
By Lisa Rooney    |