MEFA Videos

MEFA Videos

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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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.
College Financing (SPANISH)
This webinar, provided in Spanish by Carmen Pineda of MassEdCO, provides 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.
Understanding the FAFSA<sup>®</sup>
This webinar provides a detailed overview of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), the main application for college financial aid. You'll learn step-by-step instructions on completing the application, helpful tips on answering questions correctly, and important next steps. You can print the webinar slides to follow along.
What to Know About the CSS Profile<sup>TM</sup>
This webinar introduces the nuts and bolts of the CSS ProfileTM, a financial aid application required by roughly 300 colleges, universities, and scholarship agencies across the country. Topics include tips on completing the Profile, specific financial and household data collected, and how colleges and universities use the application information. Download the webinar slides to follow along.
College Financing for Families of High School Juniors
This webinar provides 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.
Using Veterans’ Education Benefits to Finance a College Education
Are you a student Veteran looking to understand how you can apply your service-connected benefits to your education? Join the Assistant Director of Veterans Upward Bound, Nick Charrette, for a deep dive into different GI Bill types, Chapters 30, 31, and 33, VR&E benefits, in-state tuition waivers, FAFSA, and more. Learn the best ways to calculate your own benefit entitlement and which pitfalls to avoid. Download the webinar slides to follow along
College Financing presented by Tong Feng in Chinese
College financing in Chinese with Tong (Phoenix) Feng
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 Financing co-sponsored with MassEdCO
This webinar, presented with Donna Connolly of MassEdCo, provides information and clarity on the entire college financial aid application process.
College Financing with Susan Beard from Wheaton College
This webinar, presented with Susan Beard of Wheaton College, provides 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.