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

5 tips for living off campus

Living off campus can be an exciting time. For many students, it’s the first time they’ll be living with so much freedom. There are no parents or RA’s to provide… Read More

The facts on being an RA

If you’ve ever lived in a college dorm, chances are you’ve had a resident advisor, or an RA. The RA is responsible for helping students in the dorm transition to… Read More

Graduating in four years? No problem (with a little work)!

Ryan G. Forsythe, Ed.D is the Vice President for Enrollment Management at Worcester State University. “I’m going to college to get a four-year degree, so it should take four years.”… Read More

MEFA in the News

State’s New College Savings Tax Deduction Earning High Marks

Contact: Martha Savery, Director of Public Affairs msavery@mefa.org 617.224.4813 METHUEN – The state’s new college savings tax deduction, signed into law by Governor Charlie Baker, is achieving its goal of…

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