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Our videos are great college planning resources that provide information and guidance to help your family prepare for the future. Find videos by clicking on the categories listed below. This page includes all of our recorded webinars.

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El ahorro para la universidad, presentado en español
Este seminario web, presentado en español por Carmen Pineda, de MassEdCO, es para padres de niños de todas las edades, y explica información y recursos que las familias pueden utilizar para iniciar un plan de ahorro para la universidad.
College Financing
This webinar provide information and clarity on the entire college financial aid application process. Learn about financial aid applications and types of financial aid, the factors that determine your aid eligibility, how colleges determine the amount of aid to offer, and the details of financial aid offers. Download the webinar slides to follow along.
Navigating the U.Plan Portal for College Administrators
This short video for college administrators explains how to login to the U.Plan online portal and the resources available to you inside the portal.
Comparing College Loan Options
There's a lot to consider when borrowing a loan to pay for college. This webinar help you differentiate among college loan options and better understand the true cost of borrowing.
MEFA College Financing
This webinar will provide information and clarity on the entire college financial aid application process. You'll learn about financial aid applications and types of financial aid, the factors that determine your aid eligibility, how colleges determine the amount of aid to offer, and the details of financial aid offers. Download the webinar slides to follow along.
What is a U.Plan Maturity Year?
A maturity year is a year you’ll be able to use your U.Plan savings to pay for college. You can select multiple maturity years to reflect the multiple years your child will be in college.
Transition from Middle to High School with MEFA Pathway
Learn how MEFA Pathway, MEFA’s free college and career planning portal, can help students plan for academic and career success in the transition from middle school to high school.
Student Loan Interest Rates
Learn everything you need to know about interest rates, including the difference between a fixed rate and a variable rate, and how your credit score can affect your loan options.
Public Service Loan Forgiveness PSLF
This session, with guest speaker nationally recognized PSLF expert Betsy Mayotte, explain in detail the eligibility requirements for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program. The session also go into detail as to the temporary waivers for PSLF announced in October that opens up eligibility for borrowers who may have been on the wrong plan or had the wrong loans in the past. This session is critical for employees of PSLF eligible employers, even those who in the past were told they may not have been eligible.
MEFA Pathway's Loan Cost Estimator
Learn how to use the Loan Cost Estimator in MEFA Pathway, MEFA’s free college and career planning portal, to calculate estimates of a monthly loan payment and repayment total based upon a loan amount borrowed.