Ready to Complete the Common App?

Read up on several resources the Common App provides on its website to help you create an account, add an advisor, watch videos, search for schools, set up a practice account, complete the application, reach out for assistance, and connect on social media.  Read More

HS Juniors: Prepare for college admissions this summer

Get an early start on tasks like evaluating testing plans, visiting college campuses, finalizing a balanced college list, preparing recommendations, writing the college essay, designing a financial plan, starting applications, preparing for interviews, and fulfilling any specific requirements Read More

3 Key Social Media Tips for Students

Students can learn how to use social media to their advantage in the college admissions process by following these tips, including googling yourself, thinking before you post, and making connections with colleges and other students.  Read More

What’s important to you in a college?

These questions can help students as they begin the college search, including what are my post-secondary goals, what academic opportunities are important to me, what careers interest me, what learning environment fits me best, and what off-campus, extracurricular, and social opportunities am I interested in pursuing? Read More

A message for parents starting the college search process

Andrew Carter encourages parents to begin the college search process by thinking about the qualities and skills they want their son or daughter to have in order to be successful when they begin their college career and laying out these goals in a list. Read More

How to make a financially balanced college list

Learn the difference between financial need-based and merit aid and how to optimize your chances at receiving them, and consider schools with a low sticker price. Read More

The College Search Process: College Fairs

To successfully navigate college fairs, prepare beforehand, map it out, connect with admissions representatives, and be open to new schools. Read More

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MEFA's U.Plan: One of the Best and Safest Ways to Save for College

Contact: Lisa Rooney (617) 224-4838 lrooney@mefa.org BOSTON – When it comes to saving for college, one of the best and safest options is the U.Plan Prepaid Tuition Program. Understanding how…

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