5 Ways to Save on New England College Costs

Options include MassTransfer/Commonwealth Commitment, Tuition Break, University of Maine Flagship Match Scholarship Program, UMass Lowell Accelerated Degrees, and Clark University Accelerated BA/Master’s. Read More

Ways to Reduce College Costs

Reduce costs by taking Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) courses, utilizing the College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) or Prometric’s DSST exams, registering for classes as soon as possible, and thinking carefully before changing your major.  Read More

6 Ways to Make College Less Expensive

Tips include start saving, look for scholarships early, earn college credits in high school, consider community college, attend college online, and apply for financial aid.  Read More

What You Need to Know About MEFA Loans

Get the facts including interest rates, no fees, instant application decision, multiple repayment options, set monthly payments, and expert guidance.  Read More

The Inside Scoop on the Commonwealth Commitment

The manager the Commonwealth Commitment program explains her role at the Department of Higher Education, how Reverse Transfer Pathway help students, the benefits of the Commonwealth Commitment program, how it compares to programs in other states, and how students learn about the program.  Read More

Who Knew I Was Rich? Calculating Your EFC

We break down the EFC formula, including how to determine your Available Income, Contribution from Assets, and Student Contribution.  Read More

Paying for College: Today’s Stats and Tips

A recent survey asked Generation Z how they plan to pay for college, including topics such as considering cost, career plans, family conversations, saving for college, and borrowing wisely.  Read More

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U.Fund 529 College Investing Plan named ‘best-in-class’

U.Fund 529 College Investing Plan named ‘best-in-class’ Morningstar Analyst Rating upgraded to Silver for 2019; new features improve experience for college savers BOSTON [October 31, 2019] – MEFA is proud…

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