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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.

Scholarships with November Deadlines
Scholarships include The Andrew Flusche Scholarship Contest, Future Designer Scholarship, Ivey Engineering Inc. Scholarship, Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, Create Real Impact Contest, Education Matters Scholarship, and Global Therapy 2020 Academic Excellence Award. …
By Lauren Patten    |
Finding Scholarships with MEFA Pathway
Learn what MEFA Pathway is, what sets it apart from other online scholarship platforms, what kind of scholarships you can search for, and how to get started. …
By Lauren Patten    |
Finding Scholarships with Going Merry
Learn what Going Merry is, how it got started, what sets it apart from other online scholarship platforms, how students apply for scholarships, and who has previously won. …
By Lauren Patten    |
Finding Scholarships with Fastweb
Learn what Fastweb is, how it got started, what sets it apart from other online scholarship platforms, how students can apply for scholarships, and examples of past success stories. …
By Lauren Patten    |
Finding Scholarships with Bold.org
Learn what bold.org is, what sets it apart from other online scholarship platforms, how it got started, how students can apply for scholarships, and how students have been successful in the past. …
By Lauren Patten    |
Our Best Blogs of 2019 by Category
Categories include Saving for College, Planning for College, College Admissions, Financial Aid, Scholarships, Paying for College, and College Life.…
By Meredith Barnhart    |
Financial Aid for Undocumented Students or Parents
We provide tips on how you should file the FAFSA, who you should contact at the colleges you are applying to, which loans you can borrow, and what scholarships to apply for. …
By Meredith Barnhart    |
A $750 college scholarship will be issued to each of the winning high schools for highest overall FAFSA completion percentage rate and most improved FAFSA completion percentage rate.…
By Jennifer Bento-Pinyoun    |
We discuss work study, the John and Abigail Adams Scholarship, how scholarships affect financial aid, subsidized vs unsubsidized loans, Federal Direct Loan limits and interest rates, MA state aid, and how to use your college savings funds. …
By Meredith Barnhart    |
How to Search for College Scholarships Online
Tips include creating a spreadsheet, starting local then expanding, searching scholarship databases, and creating an account. …
By Lauren Patten    |
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