The College Audition Process for the Performing Arts

Being a student of theater is never easy. Often we have the longest hours, the biggest emotions, the least sleep, and the most fatigue. To have the passion to continue… Read More

Questions & Answers on College Admissions

Now’s the perfect time for high school juniors to begin planning for the college admissions process. The months ahead can be used for campus visits and essay brainstorming before applications… Read More

Who will write my letters of recommendation?

When seeking out letters of recommendation for the college application, most colleges recommend that students ask teachers in one of the five core subjects: English, math, science, history, and foreign… Read More

College planning for students with disabilities

Finding the right college is an involved process. And for students with disabilities, the search includes understanding and locating the specific services and resources needed to academically excel. Schools are… Read More

A student perspective: making the college decision

As my mother used to say, “He looks really good on paper.” Between playing two sports, acting in the school plays, and being class president, she was right. My grades… Read More

Consider high school course selection carefully

With the onset of spring, high school students across the country are presented with the task of choosing their classes for next academic year. Everyone has probably heard tales of… Read More

The College Search Process: College Fairs

Attending a college fair is a great opportunity for students and their families to gather information from a broad range of colleges. In short, it is a one-stop shop for… Read More

MEFA in the News

State’s New College Savings Tax Deduction Earning High Marks

Contact: Martha Savery, Director of Public Affairs msavery@mefa.org 617.224.4813 METHUEN – The state’s new college savings tax deduction, signed into law by Governor Charlie Baker, is achieving its goal of…

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