Ways to Reduce College Costs

Reduce costs by taking Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) courses, utilizing the College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) or Prometric’s DSST exams, registering for classes as soon as possible, and thinking carefully before changing your major.  Read More

Are You On Track to Graduate on Time?

Tips for graduating on time include starting with a plan, not panicking, speaking up, considering finances, thinking before changing majors, and being smart about study abroad.  Read More

What to Do When You’re Feeling Blue?

Learn about what to do if you’re a student experiencing depression, including visiting the campus health center, establishing a line of communication, being aware of your limits, connecting with a support group, taking care of yourself physically, and making time for fun activities.  Read More

Staying On Track to Attend College This Fall

Our tips for avoiding summer melt include heading to campus, staying connected, utilizing texting services, remaining diligent, talking it out, and having family meetings.  Read More

Helping Students with Disabilities Succeed

The College Navigator Program offered through Easter Seals helps to connect students with a disability to an individual to help them with things like classwork organization and timelines, finding resources on campus, or processing social relationships and conflicts. Read More

Is College for Me?

Other options besides college include trade schools, community college, developing a skill, going into the military, starting a business, or going right into the workforce. Read More

Moving On: Tips for Transitioning from High School to College

Tips include learning time management, preparing for the worst, taking care of yourself mentally, physically, and emotionally, knowing when to ask for help, and assessing the risk before making decisions.  Read More

MEFA News

U.Fund 529 College Investing Plan named ‘best-in-class’

U.Fund 529 College Investing Plan named ‘best-in-class’ Morningstar Analyst Rating upgraded to Silver for 2019; new features improve experience for college savers BOSTON [October 31, 2019] – MEFA is proud…