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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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Comparing College Loan Options

Comparing College Loan Options

There's a lot to consider when borrowing a loan to pay for college. This webinar helps you differentiate among college loan options and better understand the true cost of borrowing. Download the webinar slides to follow along. And for information about MEFA's college loans, visit our MEFA Loans page.
College Admissions for High School Juniors

College Admissions for High School Juniors

Junior year of high school is the perfect time to start seriously planning for college application season. And this webinar will give you the steps to get your family started, including tips for college fairs, what to know about campus visits, and how to build the college list. We'll share plenty of resources that can help your family as you plan, and explain what to expect as you prepare for the admissions and financial aid applications. Download the webinar slides to follow along.
The MEFA Institute: Financial Aid for College Admissions Professionals

The MEFA Institute: Financial Aid for College Admissions Professionals

This webinar is intended for college admissions professionals and other college administrators who would like to learn about the financial aid process. Three veteran financial aid experts speak about financial aid applications and types of financial aid, the factors that determine a student’s aid eligibility, and how financial aid professionals make decisions about financial aid offers for students. Private scholarships and ways to pay the college bill are also covered as well as what admissions professionals need to learn about their own institution’s financial aid policies.
90 Seconds with MEFA: MEFA Loans

90 Seconds with MEFA: MEFA Loans

MEFA's Associate Director of College Planning and Content Creation Jonathan Hughes explains how to apply for a MEFA Loan, what options are available, and when repayment begins.
90 Seconds with MEFA: Wise Borrowing

90 Seconds with MEFA: Wise Borrowing

MEFA's Associate Director of College Planning and Content Creation Jonathan Hughes explains where to find a student loan to pay for college, how you can determine how much to borrow, and what to consider when selecting the loan.
5 Ways High School Juniors Can Strengthen Their College Admissions Application

5 Ways High School Juniors Can Strengthen Their College Admissions Application

This webinar for families of high school juniors with guest speaker Andrew Carter, Senior Associate Director of Admissions from College of the Holy Cross, will give tips on how students can put forward their best college admissions application.
Preparing High School Students with Disabilities for College Success

Preparing High School Students with Disabilities for College Success

Transitioning to college and finding appropriate support services can be challenging for students with disabilities who have utilized an IEP in high school. This webinar features panelists from Westfield State, Bridgewater State, and Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA) as they share details of the resources available to students with disabilities as they transition to post-secondary education.
The MEFA Institute: Use MEFA Pathway’s Loan Cost Estimator to Learn the Cost of Borrowing

The MEFA Institute: Use MEFA Pathway’s Loan Cost Estimator to Learn the Cost of Borrowing

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.
Opportunities for After High School

Opportunities for After High School

This webinar discusses Fall 2021 colleges and programs where you can still enroll.
Using the College Cost Calculator

Using the College Cost Calculator

Learn how to use MEFA's College Cost Calculator when you receive financial aid offers to compare the aid you receive and determine your estimated college costs and balance due at each prospective college.
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