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The MEFA Institute<sup>™</sup>: Discover Careers with MEFA Pathway
Learn how to explore career options in MEFA Pathway, MEFA’s free college and career planning portal.
The MEFA Institute<sup>™</sup>: Hearing from the Financial Aid Office
This webinar provides the opportunity to hear from practicing financial aid professionals from different types of institutions about a variety of topics, including best practices in applying for financial aid, the importance of deadlines, and financial factors to consider when making the college decision. Counselors will be able to use this valuable insight when working with students and families. Guests include Ebony Marsala from Northeastern University, William Smith from Stonehill College, Alcira Zadroga from Fitchburg State University, Aurelio Ramirez from MassArt, and Iris Godes from Dean College.
The MEFA Institute<sup>™</sup>: Learn About Yourself with MEFA Pathway
Learn how the interests and values inventories in MEFA Pathway, MEFA’s free college and career planning portal, can help students discover which careers may fit them best. In addition, find out how students can start a careers list based upon criteria specific to them.
The MEFA Institute<sup>™</sup>: An Advanced Look at College Financial Aid
This webinar, presented with Jim Slattery of Northeastern University, provides school counselors and college access professionals with an overview of the college financial aid process, including financial aid applications and eligibility, how colleges determine how much aid to offer, and financial aid award letters. This lesson is intended for counselors who have been in their jobs for five years or more and feel somewhat knowledgeable about advising students and families on college financing. Download the webinar slides to follow along.
The MEFA Institute<sup>™</sup>: Having the College Cost Conversation with Students and Families
As a school counselor, you likely play a large role helping students create their college list and decide where to ultimately enroll. College cost is a significant factor when selecting a school, and it's one that students and families should understand as they navigate the admissions and financial aid process. In this webinar, we review the information and resources that you can share to help college-bound students and their families research college costs and make informed decisions. Download the webinar slides to follow along.
The MEFA Institute<sup>™</sup>: MEFA Loan Certification System Demo
This instructional video for college administrators provides an overview of MEFA's loan certification system. Learn how to easily certify your students' loans in MEFA's online system.
The MEFA Institute<sup>™</sup>: MEFA Loan Application Demo
This webinar for college financial aid administrators presented by MEFA's Meg Villavicencio demonstrates the online MEFA Loan application from the borrower's perspective.
MEFA Pathway and MyCAP
Learn how to use MEFA Pathway to implement College and Career Advising and MyCAP programs for students and review data tools in the Counselor Portal useful for student analysis.