What you need to know about applying to community college

For many years, applying to a community college was considered the “back-up” option for most students and families. Many felt that attending a community college was only necessary in the… Read More

How to Use the College Scorecard

If there’s a student in your family applying to college in the next few years, you’ll want to bookmark a key resource from the U.S. Department of Education: the College… Read More

4 Tips for Taking the ACT<sup>®</sup>

The ACT is one of the nation’s two most widely used college entrance exams, and is accepted by all colleges and universities in the United States. It’s helpful to have… Read More

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

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Our most popular blogs of 2017

What were you reading in 2017? Thousands of MEFA families headed to our blog over the past year, and we put together a list of the 15 most-read posts. Scholarships…

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January 24, 2018

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