What I Learned About “Dream Schools”

Before you designate one college as your ultimate dream school, consider if it’s realistic, if the school has programs you are interested in, if the school can provide you with the resources needed to succeed, if you’ll be satisfied in the long run, and if it’s the right financial fit.  Read More

What You Need to Know About Online Colleges

Learn about online colleges and degree programs, what they offer, what advantages they provide, how they’re structured, and how they compare to a traditional college.  Read More

What to Know About the College Interview

Learn how interviews can help students assert their voice and share their passions, and what the two biggest obstacles to interviews are – schools’ varying policies and urban legends about trick questions.  Read More

What is a College Applicant Portal?

A College Applicant Portal contains key, personal information for every applicant at a college and allows you to update contact information, monitor application status, upload and track documents, and view the decision on the application.  Read More

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.  Read More

How to Work Best with Your School Counselor

Tips include know your colleges, know your deadlines, schedule appointments with your counselor, make a checklist, know your passwords, and have a resume ready.  Read More

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.  Read More

MEFA News

Big Changes Coming to the MEFA U.Plan

The U.Plan Prepaid Tuition Program has gotten even better in 2019 with new enhancements such as year-round savings capabilities and online account access.

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