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After the College Acceptance

3 Steps to Consider as You Plan

You've received your college acceptances and financial aid offers. Now what? You'll need to review any financial aid you received, calculate your estimated net cost at each college in order to make your final decision, and then create a college payment strategy. Follow our steps below.

1. Learn About Your Financial Aid

What can you expect to see in a financial aid offer? Many important details appear in the financial aid offer. Learn More

Types of Financial Aid
There are three main types of financial aid. Learn More

2. Determine Your Net Cost

College Cost Calculator
Input your financial aid and find out your net cost at every college. Then select a college that is affordable for your family. Calculate Now

3. Make a Plan to Pay Your Bill

College Payment Plans
Payment plans are an interest-free way to pay for college over time. Learn More

Tips for Student Loans
Understand the facts about loans before you borrow. Learn More

Student Loan Payment Calculator
It's important to know your potential monthly payment and total loan cost before you borrow an education loan. Calculate Now

After the College Acceptance Webinars
Watch our After the College Acceptance Webinar to receive guidance on making the college decision and paying the college bill. Download the webinar slides to follow along.

Contact Us

Reach out to our College Planning Team with your questions at (800) 449-6332 and collegeplanning@mefa.org.

Request an Appointment

Complete our online form to request a one-on-one appointment with a MEFA College Planning Team member.

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