MEFA Events

MEFA Events

We offer free informative webinars and virtual community events on a range of topics. To register for an upcoming webinar, click a topic below. To view a recorded webinar, please view our MEFA Videos page.

And if you're a school counselor or college administrator looking for a webinar, please visit the MEFA Institute.

Multiple Dates
The college search and application process can be overwhelming. This webinar will help you establish a personalized admissions road map by addressing topics such as current trends in admissions, building a balanced list of colleges, and the different components of the college application including transcripts, essays, and interviews. Live transcription will be available.
Tuesday, October 04, 2022 | 6:30pm - 7:30pm
This webinar, presented by Dr. Amanda Sterk, Director of Accelerated Programs at Florida Southwestern State College and Dr. Timothy Poynton, Associate Professor at University of Massachusetts Boston, two experienced educators with a passion for helping students realize their full potential, will provide you with a roadmap for the college admissions process. With all the information available, it can be difficult to begin your college search and narrow down what's most important. This webinar will introduce a systematic approach for the college search and information gathering process, as well as explain the six keys to finding a good college fit.
Thursday, November 03, 2022 | 6:30pm - 7:30pm
A pesar de los muchos obstáculos que enfrentan para ir a la universidad, los estudiantes indocumentados pueden acceder a la educación superior. En este seminario web presentado en español se explicarán las reglas más recientes de inmigración, así como los estados migratorios elegibles y no elegibles para la Ayuda Federal al Estudiante. También se examinará el proceso de solicitud de DACA (Acción Diferida para los Llegados en la Infancia o Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, en inglés) de 2012 y sus beneficios. Se explicarán las normas de admisión a las universidades públicas y privadas, y cómo maximizar los créditos y el tiempo para los estudiantes con DACA e indocumentados aprovechando las oportunidades de inscripción doble y simultánea en diferentes estados, escuelas secundarias y colegios universitarios municipales. Se compartirán recursos de becas y vínculos directos a organizaciones estatales y nacionales que están a la vanguardia de este tema tan debatido.
Tuesday, December 06, 2022 | 6:30pm - 7:30pm
This webinar, presented by Mike Janicki, Director of Guidance at Wareham Senior High School, will discuss athletics in college admissions. Topics will include sports divisions, eligibility, the college search process, and issue to consider. Live transcription will be available.
Tuesday, March 21, 2023 | 6:30pm - 7:30pm
In this webinar you will hear from a panel of college admissions experts as they share their advice on how to launch a college search. Bring all your questions about the college admissions process, including those focused on campus visits, standardized tests, college fairs, and applications. Live transcription will be available.
Wednesday, April 05, 2023 | 6:30pm - 7:30pm
The college search and application process can be overwhelming. This webinar will help you establish a personalized admissions road map by addressing topics such as current trends in admissions, building a balanced list of colleges, and the different components of the college application including transcripts, essays, and letters of recommendation and how to incorporate MEFA Pathway into the college admissions process . Live transcription will be available.