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

Scholarships with January Deadlines

Scholarships include Foot Locker Scholar Athletes, Providian Medical Scholarship, John Lennon Scholarship, Live Más Scholarship, The Great Scholarship Program, and I Have a Dream Scholarship.  Read More

Advice to Families for High School Senior Year

Three MEFA employees who have helped their own children through the college planning process provide advice on looking at schools, staying organized, keeping calm and staying balanced, applying, and paying.  Read More

Scholarships with October Deadlines

Scholarships include AES Engineering Scholarship, Negative Population Growth Student Poster Scholarship, Horatio Alger Association Scholarship, American Bullion Scholarship, and Voice of Democracy Scholarship.  Read More

6 Ways to Make College Less Expensive

Tips include start saving, look for scholarships early, earn college credits in high school, consider community college, attend college online, and apply for financial aid.  Read More

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… Read More

What You Need to Know About MEFA Loans

Get the facts including interest rates, no fees, instant application decision, multiple repayment options, set monthly payments, and expert guidance.  Read More

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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…