Should Your Child Consider a Trade School?

If you think your child might be a good fit for trade school, you should think about your child’s skills and learning style and if they enjoy a more hands-on learning environment, consider the most common jobs associated with trade school graduates and if they would be a match for one, and look at the options for trade schools nearby to see if one fits your child’s interests.  Read More

Junior Year College Planning

A parent of a high school junior discusses making a list of schools, planning campus visits, attending college fairs, and considering post-graduation possibilities such as a gap year or a community college.  Read More

Saving for College: MEFA Can Help Families Keep that Resolution

Contact: Lisa Rooney Public Relations Manager lrooney@mefa.org (617) 224-4838 BOSTON – When it comes to New Year’s resolutions, an estimated 80 percent of individuals fail to keep them by February…. Read More

Talking to My 9th Grader About Saving for College

A mother of three discusses when she started saving for college, expecting her children to contribute toward college costs, talking to her children about helping save for college, and tips to help families save.  Read More

Earning College Credit in High School: A Success Story

The director of a dual enrollment program discusses how his program began, how it is sponsored, how students are accepted, what courses are covered, and how the transfer process works.  Read More

Create Your Personalized College Savings Strategy

Create a strategy by providing the ages of your children, recording your current college savings account value and your monthly contribution, reporting your Adjusted Gross Income, and completing the activities for each grade level’s Passport for Success. Read More

MEFA Pathway is Ready for the 2018-19 School Year!

Learn the features of MEFA Pathway, including engaging assessments, a college search tool, a college application manager, college cost calculators, a scholarship search engine, a resume builder, and a digital portfolio.  Read More

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Saving for College: MEFA Can Help Families Keep that Resolution

Contact: Lisa Rooney Public Relations Manager lrooney@mefa.org (617) 224-4838 BOSTON – When it comes to New Year’s resolutions, an estimated 80 percent of individuals fail to keep them by February….

College Financing

College Financing Seminar

March 13, 2019

6:30pm

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