College decision made. Now what?

Did your high school senior just submit an enrollment deposit to a college or university? If so, congratulations! Deciding where to attend college is a big decision, and no doubt… Read More

Surviving the transition from high school to college

The transition from high school to college is known to be a difficult adjustment for most. During high school, I had the experience of moving from one end of the… Read More

How to pay for college

If you have a high school senior starting to receive college acceptances, congrats! The admissions process is a long road, and your family is nearing the end of it. But… Read More

How to Prepare for Study Abroad

If you’re planning to study abroad next year, you’ll want to check out the blog we published on scholarships specific to study abroad programs. And while paying for study abroad… Read More

5 tips for living off campus

Living off campus can be an exciting time. For many students, it’s the first time they’ll be living with so much freedom. There are no parents or RA’s to provide… Read More

The facts on being an RA

If you’ve ever lived in a college dorm, chances are you’ve had a resident advisor, or an RA. The RA is responsible for helping students in the dorm transition to… Read More

Applying to College: 5 Tips for College Success

Last week during our monthly Education Finance Council Twitter Chat, we shared and heard so much valuable information about the college application process. We wanted to be sure to pass… Read More

MEFA in the News

August Declared #ABLEtoSave Month

Contact: Martha Savery, Director of Public Affairs msavery@mefa.org 617.224.4813 BOSTON – Governor Charlie Baker has declared August as #ABLEtoSave Month, highlighting the importance of a new state program to assist…