Are these items on your college packing list?

College classes begin soon – is someone in your family headed to campus? Almost every school publishes a list of what to pack, so your college student is likely already… Read More

College Freshmen: Your August To-Do List

If you’re the parent of a college freshman beginning school in just a few weeks, you’re likely helping your child pick up items for the dorm room and shop for… Read More

Thinking of going back to college? Read this (Part 1)

My wife Cathy and I met in college. But unfortunately, circumstances were such that she was not able to continue her studies past her freshman year. Throughout our relationship, I… Read More

So your young adult is off to college

So your son or daughter is off to college? For moms and dads of college students, the first year may come with the excitement of turning that bedroom into a… Read More

College decision made. Now what?

Did your high school senior just submit an enrollment deposit to a college or university? If so, congratulations! Deciding where to attend college is a big decision, and no doubt… Read More

Surviving the transition from high school to college

The transition from high school to college is known to be a difficult adjustment for most. During high school, I had the experience of moving from one end of the… Read More

How to Prepare for Study Abroad

If you’re planning to study abroad next year, you’ll want to check out the blog we published on scholarships specific to study abroad programs. And while paying for study abroad… Read More

MEFA in the News

August Declared #ABLEtoSave Month

Contact: Martha Savery, Director of Public Affairs msavery@mefa.org 617.224.4813 BOSTON – Governor Charlie Baker has declared August as #ABLEtoSave Month, highlighting the importance of a new state program to assist…