How Many Schools Should be on Your College List?

Factors to consider include money, time, financial aid, if you apply early decision, if you want a specific program, if you have specific needs, and if you apply to selective colleges.  Read More

Learn how to compare colleges with MEFA Pathway

Learn how to use the MEFA Pathway College Compare tool to compare schools on features such as size, setting, graduation rate, in-state vs. out-of-state tuition, total cost of attendance, and GPA of incoming freshmen.  Read More

How to Make a Financially Balanced College List

Learn the difference between financial need-based and merit aid and how to optimize your chances at receiving them, and consider schools with a low sticker price. Read More

Consider affordability when building the college list

College-bound students and their families usually begin to create the initial list of institutions to explore in the junior year. Throughout the early research and campus visits, students and parents… Read More

The College Admissions Basics

If you’re a junior or sophomore in high school, college application season will be here before you know it. And there’s a lot to learn as you navigate the process… Read More

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MEFA Education Loan Offers Interest Rates Among Nation’s Lowest

MEFA Education Loan Offers Interest Rates Among Nation’s Lowest Starting Rate Drops to 3.95%* MEFA’s low-cost college loan for the 2019-2020 academic year delivers interest rates among the lowest offered…

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