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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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After the College Acceptance

After the College Acceptance

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. Download the webinar slides to follow along.
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.
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.
90 Seconds with MEFA: MEFA's College Planning Tool

90 Seconds with MEFA: MEFA's College Planning Tool

Did you know you can create a personal college savings strategy for your family with MEFA's College Planning Tool? MEFA's Associate Director of College Planning and Content Creation Jonathan Hughes explains how you can use the tool to project your future college savings, receive step-by-step guidance, and discover colleges and scholarships.
Financial Aid Appeals and Paying for College in 2021

Financial Aid Appeals and Paying for College in 2021

Learn the steps to appeal a financial aid offer from a panel of college financial aid administrators, and find out how colleges are offering extra assistance during this time of COVID-19.
College Navigator: An Easterseals Program Helping Students With Disabilities Reach Education Goals

College Navigator: An Easterseals Program Helping Students With Disabilities Reach Education Goals

The College Navigator program offered through Easterseals helps to connect students with a disability with a 1:1 mentor to help them develop skills beyond the college classroom in order to reach their long-term educational and employment goals.
Q&A with College Admissions Experts

Q&A with College Admissions Experts

In this webinar you will hear from a panel of college admissions experts representing WPI, Worcester State University, Brandeis University, Olin College, and Quinsigamond Community College as they share their advice on the current college admissions process, including information on campus visits, standardized tests, college fairs, and applications.
The MEFA Institute: Saving for College

The MEFA Institute: Saving for College

This webinar for school counselors and college access professionals provides a detailed overview of the basics of saving for college. Participants will learn college savings strategies, information on specific programs, and how families can estimate what college may cost for them when the time comes. Download the webinar slides to follow along.
The MEFA Institute: Compare Colleges with MEFA Pathway to Help Build a College List

The MEFA Institute: Compare Colleges with MEFA Pathway to Help Build a College List

Learn how students can use the College Compare tool in MEFA Pathway, MEFA’s free college and career planning portal, to find the colleges and universities that match their school preferences and to help them build out that final list of probable, target, and reach schools to which they will apply.
90 Seconds with MEFA: After the College Acceptance

90 Seconds with MEFA: After the College Acceptance

You've received your college acceptances and financial aid offers. Now what? MEFA's Associate Director of College Planning and Content Creation Jonathan Hughes explains how MEFA’s After the College Acceptance will help you with understanding financial aid offers, making the college decision, and paying the college bill.
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