MyCap and CCA: Helping Students Plan for the Future

Learn about CCA, a whole-school, four-year program led by counselors and MyCAP, an electronic process where students design an academic pathway aligned to their post-secondary plans and goals, and how these can be utilized in MEFA Pathway.  Read More

What to Know About Massachusetts Community Colleges

We breakdown the location, degrees, student body, academics, services and activities, tuition and fees, and websites for each of the 15 community colleges spread throughout Massachusetts.  Read More

Are We There Yet? My College Planning Weekend

A mother reflects on how attending a college graduation brought up college planning considerations for her children, including visiting a college campus, thinking about finances, talking about career plans, and considering school location and distance.  Read More

Is College for Me?

Other options besides college include trade schools, community college, developing a skill, going into the military, starting a business, or going right into the workforce. Read More

7 College Planning Tips for Students in Grades 9-10

Take the PSAT, visit college campuses, determine your high school course plan, know what AP & IB classes and extracurricular activties to take, find out GPA requirements, take to family members about their college experiences, and talk with your family about college payment expectations. Read More

College Planning for Technical Vocational Students

Tips include getting a letter of recommendation from a shop teacher, including any certifications and licensing, looking into programs that have a technical focus, and exploring MassTransfer.  Read More

The Importance of School Counselors

Take advantage of the guidance that school counselors provide by attending events they host, being proactive and initiating a conversation with them, and having them write a letter of recommendation that puts personality and dimension behind the student’s grades.  Read More

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Tools to Help You Make Your College List

Tools include College Navigator, College Scorecard, and Net Price Calculators.

College Financing

College Financing Seminar

October 21, 2019

6:30pm—8:30pm

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