Should Your Child Consider a Trade School?

If you think your child might be a good fit for trade school, you should think about your child’s skills and learning style and if they enjoy a more hands-on learning environment, consider the most common jobs associated with trade school graduates and if they would be a match for one, and look at the options for trade schools nearby to see if one fits your child’s interests.  Read More

Why We Honor School Counselors

We share the many great ways that school counselors assist students, such as hosting admissions events, and what you can do to show your appreciation, such as writing a thank you note or dropping by their office.  Read More

Junior Year College Planning

A parent of a high school junior discusses making a list of schools, planning campus visits, attending college fairs, and considering post-graduation possibilities such as a gap year or a community college.  Read More

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

MEFA News

Saving for College: MEFA Can Help Families Keep that Resolution

Contact: Lisa Rooney Public Relations Manager lrooney@mefa.org (617) 224-4838 BOSTON – When it comes to New Year’s resolutions, an estimated 80 percent of individuals fail to keep them by February….

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College Financing Seminar

March 13, 2019

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