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.
This webinar is focused on Massachusetts college programs designed for students with diagnosed learning disabilities and/or other learning challenges who could benefit from additional academic support while enrolled in a traditional college curriculum.
This webinar, presented with Iris Godes from Dean 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.
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.
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.
This lesson for school counselors and college access professionals provides a detailed overview of how to support students and their families in making informed college decisions using free web-based tools. The presenters, Richard Lapan of University of Massachusetts Amherst and Tim Poynton of University of Massachusetts Boston, discuss what their research and experience have revealed to be critically important to making truly informed decisions. They also review common myths and misconceptions, and describe seven key questions that can guide the college choice process. Download the webinar slides to follow along.