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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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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.
Search for Scholarships and Build a List with MEFA Pathway
Learn how MEFA Pathway, MEFA’s free college and career planning portal, can help students find available scholarships, build a list of scholarships, and manage deadlines and awards.
College Planning for Middle School Families
If you have a child in middle school, now is the perfect time to start thinking about college (it's never too early!). This webinar covers the many reasons to attend college, how to prepare academically, the basics of college cost and financial aid, and different ways to save. Download the webinar slides to follow along.
Welcome to the MEFA Podcast
Welcome to the MEFA Podcast, where you'll find conversations with experts about every step of planning, saving, and paying for college and reaching financial goals. Listen to every episode on our podcast page or wherever you get your podcasts.
How to Pay for College: A Guide for High School Seniors & Families
This webinar provides valuable guidance for high school seniors who have received their college acceptance letters and financial aid offers and are trying to make the college decision. Topics include an overview of different types of financial aid, an explanation of how to calculate the balance due at each college, and methods for paying the college bill.
Learn How to Connect Assessment Results to Career Options with MEFA Pathway
Learn how students in grade 6-12 can use the Get to Know Yourself assessment in MEFA Pathway to learn more about themselves and use this knowledge to discover potential career paths.
Learn About MEFA Pathway’s Discovery Zone Activities for Middle School Students
Learn how Discovery Zone activities in MEFA Pathway promote early exploration and introduce students in grades 6-8 to potential career and postsecondary planning options.
Career Path Tool with MEFA Pathway
Learn how students in grades 6-12 can use the Career Path tool in MEFA Pathway to explore incremental steps they might follow to reach a desired career by identifying stepping stone, similar, and advanced careers.
Compare Colleges with MEFA Pathway
Learn how students in grade 9-12 can use the College Compare tool in MEFA Pathway to find colleges and universities that match their preferences and to help them build out a final college list.
Create and Update a Resume with MEFA Pathway
Learn how students in grades 6-12 can use the Resume Builder in MEFA Pathway to record all of the great activities they are doing both in and out of school and apply these details to create a resume.