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.
MEFA Assistant Executive Director Elizabeth Fontaine explains the choices and challenges faced by parents with children in middle school, and explains that families in this stage need to concentrate on both academic planning and saving for college.
If you're a family with a middle school student, learn why it's beneficial to start researching now all of the different options for college. The more you know, the better prepared you'll be for all the decisions you'll need to make during your child's senior year of high school.
Did you know that MEFA has a valuable email curriculum for families of all life stages? For families in middle school, MEFA sends key information all about high school academics and how to begin (or continue) to save for college. MEFA is both proactive and reactive to give you the information you need when it comes to college planning and saving. Sign up for MEFA emails here.
Learn more about MEFA emails, which are catered to the ages of the children within each family and include information relevant to each family's life stage. Also hear about our website, mefa.org, which includes information on saving for college, high school academics, applying for college, and applying for financial aid.
If you're a family with children in middle school, learn about how you can make the college search part of everyday life. Students can begin to envision themselves on a college campus and get in the college mindset by visiting different campuses and talking about the process of planning and saving for college with their family.
Learn why it's important for families to start planning for college in the middle school years. College is a significant investment - the more knowledge you have as a family, the easier the process will be when it's time to apply.
Learn why it's important for families in middle school to begin discovering and exploring everything about college now. Students should ask themselves, "what do I want to be when I grow up?" and then determine how that can help them plan for college.
We help middle school families plan, save, and pay for college by providing important, timely, and relevant information. Learn about the importance of our webinars, email curriculum, community events, customer service, and robust website to help you navigate the college planning process.