7 College Planning Tips for Students in Grades 9-10

Take the PSAT, visit college campuses, determine your high school course plan, know what AP & IB classes and extracurricular activties to take, find out GPA requirements, take to family members about their college experiences, and talk with your family about college payment expectations. Read More

Is This Really What I Want to Do? The Truth in Picking a Major

A college student shares the steps he took to decide on a college major, including recognizing what he enjoys doing, asking for feedback, and matching his interests with careers.  Read More

Using Campus Resources to Find a Job

A college senior shares his tips, including utilizing the career development center, getting help with your resume, creating a LinkedIn profile, attending networking events, and working on interviewing skills.  Read More

Thinking of Law School? Here’s How to Prepare

Tips include ask yourself if you want to become a lawyer, talk to an expert, take time off, have a list of schools that interest you, and study and take the LSAT.  Read More

Internships, Externships, and Co-ops

Internships are an official program offered by an employer to students who work to gain experience related to their field. Externships can include job shadowing an individual within a field and are typically held for a very short time period. Co-ops allow students to alternate traditional semesters with working full time in their chosen field.  Read More

How to Graduate on Time with Multiple Transfers

Tips include sticking to the same major, making sure all credits transfer, and adjusting your schedule to make classes fit.  Read More

The Facts on MassTransfer

Learn how MassTransfer can make a bachelor’s degree more affordable. what the benefits are based on GPA, and how to take the next steps of planning, applying, and enrolling to a Massachusetts 4-year public college or university.  Read More

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Big Changes Coming to the MEFA U.Plan

The U.Plan Prepaid Tuition Program has gotten even better in 2019 with new enhancements such as year-round savings capabilities and online account access.

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