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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The Cost of College: Sticker Price vs. the Net Price
Learn the difference between that "sticker price" and the "net price" of a college, and how parents and students can do research and use financial aid to afford college costs.
Economic Policy and Paying for College
Figuring out how to pay for college can be confusing. MEFA Executive Director Thomas Graf explains how MEFA is working to improve economic and education policy to help make the higher education process easier for parents and students.
How Families Can Deal with the Rising Costs of College
College costs - and the amounts parents and students have had to borrow to pay for college - keep rising. MEFA Executive Director Thomas Graf explains how families can deal with these rising costs, learn about how the financial aid system can work, minimize the amount they need to borrow, and start preparing early.
Tools for Calculating the Real Cost of a College Education
Learn how to use a valuable tool - Net Price Calculators - to estimate how much your family will have to pay for college.
Making a Payment Plan for College
Learn all about how interest-free monthly payment plans can help students and parents pay for college costs.
Having the College Financing Discussion
You need to have a plan as a family for paying for college, and to know what parents and students can afford, and what they're each willing to contribute toward college costs.