Get the Facts About Paying for College
If you haven't already explored the world of college costs and financial aid, now is the time.
Here are some ways to get up to speed on planning for college in high school:
Keep Saving in Your College Fund
The more you save, the less you'll have to rely on financial aid or private loans to pay for college expenses. So stick to your savings plan and keep contributing to your college fund right up until you receive the first bill. And it's always a good idea to review the resources available through MEFA.
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U.Fund College Investing Plan
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Plan for the Future
Encourage your child to use the free online college and career planning resource MEFA Pathway to plan for college and career. MEFA Pathway includes:
- Resume builder to record activities, honors, awards, community service and work experience
- Digital portfolio providing a visual library showing the student's personalized plan for the future
- Assessments to help students find out more about their interests and skills.
- A college search tool and application tracker.
Learn About College Admissions
There's a lot to know about college admissions. And there's no better place than MEFA to learn about and link to the information you need.