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.

Students taking a test
Tips include exploring the differences between the tests, taking practice tests for each, and making a test preparation plan. …
By Travis Minor    |
Making the Most of Your SAT<sup>®</sup>/ACT<sup>®</sup> Test Day
It's wise to prepare for not only the content of the tests, but for the experience of testing itself. These tips cover what to do the day before the test, test day, after the test, and when the results arrive. …
By Travis Minor    |
It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year: PSAT<sup>TM</sup> Scores Released!
Learn how to link your PSAT score report to Khan Academy for a free and personalized plan for SAT practice based on your strengths and the skills and knowledge you need to improve upon. …
By Julie Shields-Rutyna    |
How Do You Improve an SAT<sup>®</sup> Score? With Practice
Learn the tips and resources for practicing the SAT in order to improve your score. …
By Jenny Caccavale    |
By Meredith Clement    |
ACT<sup>®</sup> and SAT<sup>®</sup>: What's The Difference?
Learn the difference between the SAT and ACT, which test to take, and how test re-takes work. …
By Lindsay Rosenman    |
SAT<sup>®</sup> Scores: To Send or Not to Send
Learn why it might be in your best interest to not take advantage of the free score report option and how you have the potential to be awarded much more in scholarships if you only send colleges your best scores.…
By Lauren Patten    |