5 Tips on Completing the Common Application

Hundreds of colleges and universities use the Common Application as its central form in the college admissions process, which means you’ll likely need to complete it if you’re applying to… Read More

5 common college essay mistakes to avoid

The college essay is one of the key components of the college application, and it’s required by most colleges and universities in the country. It’s a great opportunity to share… Read More

Guidance for college fairs: 8 tips

Now that the school year has begun, so has the ramp up of the college admissions process, and with that comes the arrival of college fairs. College fairs can be… Read More

Introducing MEFA Pathway <i>Your Plan for the Future</i>

We are excited to announce that MEFA Pathway Your Plan for the Future has launched! MEFA Pathway enhances and improves our former college planning portal, YourPlanForTheFuture (YPFF). The new site… Read More

Applying to college? Start here

It’s college application season for high school seniors, and there’s a lot to keep track of throughout the next few months. If you’re a parent navigating college admissions for the… Read More

What’s the parent role in the college search process?

I recently experienced a milestone parenting moment. I taught my 3-year-old son how to ride a bike. It was his idea, on that early summer day, to make the big… Read More

How do you improve an SAT<sup>®</sup> score? With practice

Most colleges use standardized test scores as a key component in the college applications process. Though this can be a stressful point for many students, the good news is that… Read More

MEFA in the News

August Declared #ABLEtoSave Month

Contact: Martha Savery, Director of Public Affairs msavery@mefa.org 617.224.4813 BOSTON – Governor Charlie Baker has declared August as #ABLEtoSave Month, highlighting the importance of a new state program to assist…

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