Earning College Credit in High School: A Success Story

The director of a dual enrollment program discusses how his program began, how it is sponsored, how students are accepted, what courses are covered, and how the transfer process works.  Read More

The Proven Path to Help Your Middle Schooler Thrive

How do you help an entire community move forward? You focus on families, and give parents the knowledge, resources, and financial incentives to help their children plan for the future…. Read More

Summer reading fun for 2nd & 3rd graders

Linking Children into Literacy: Grades 2-3 There’s less than one month left of summer before school starts. The boredom is starting to hit and kids aren’t as easily entertained. Emails… Read More

My planning for college checklist

Every year around this time, in the summer months, my husband and I think ahead to the years our kids will be headed to college. We’re often prompted to talk… Read More

Getting students excited about reading

Linking Children Into Literacy: Grades K-1 When we send our children off to kindergarten, we worry if they’re prepared to be away from home. We quickly realize, though, that they’re… Read More

Best books for a child’s first 2 years

Linking Children into Literacy: Ages 0-2 Our twins were born 11 years ago and I wouldn’t trade one of those sleepless nights spent walking a pitch dark hallway trying to… Read More

Our top 10 blog posts from 2016

Happy (almost) new year! We’ve had a full year here at MEFA providing information and guidance to families on all aspects of college planning. With 2016 drawing to a rapid… Read More


MEFA Loan Rate Decreases Amid Rising Interest Rates

Contact: Lisa Rooney (617) 224-4838 lrooney@mefa.org BOSTON – The starting interest rate on the state’s college loan will decrease for the upcoming academic year in contrast to the increase in…

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College Financing Seminar

December 10, 2018


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