The Inside Scoop on the Commonwealth Commitment

The manager the Commonwealth Commitment program explains her role at the Department of Higher Education, how Reverse Transfer Pathway help students, the benefits of the Commonwealth Commitment program, how it compares to programs in other states, and how students learn about the program.  Read More

Meet Clantha McCurdy, a Leader in Massachusetts Higher Education

The Senior Deputy Commissioner of Access and Student Financial Assistance discuses her job responsibilities, the state budget recommendation, the Commonwealth Commitment, and collaborating with other agencies to help students.  Read More

Catherine’s Story: Community College to 4-Year Degree

The Director of Financial Aid at Brandeis University discusses her journey to Boston College, adjustments she faced after transferring, the benefits of the Commonwealth Commitment, and potential challenges for community college students.  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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