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MEFA Videos

Our videos are great college planning resources that provide information and guidance to help your family with every step of the way. Find videos by clicking on the categories listed below.

Register an Account in MEFA Pathway

Register an Account in MEFA Pathway

Learn how to create and register an account in MEFA Pathway, a free college and career planning tool.
MEFA Pathway's Loan Cost Estimator

MEFA Pathway's Loan Cost Estimator

Learn how to use MEFA Pathway's Loan Cost Estimator to estimate the amount you will need to repay each month after graduation for your student loans.
Financial Aid Appeals During COVID-19

Financial Aid Appeals During COVID-19

Learn the steps to appeal a college's financial aid offer, and how colleges are offering assistance during this time of COVID-19. This webinar features guidance from four college administrators from colleges across the Commonwealth providing tips and information for families making the college decision. Download the webinar slides to follow along.
Duration: 1 hour, 2 minutes, 35 seconds
New MEFA Pathway Feature: Learn about MA State Benefits

New MEFA Pathway Feature: Learn about MA State Benefits

Learn about MA State Benefits in MEFA Pathway including A2B, GenEd, and CommComm.
New MEFA Pathway Feature: Learn About the Course Planner

New MEFA Pathway Feature: Learn About the Course Planner

Learn how to use the Course Planner to choose the right courses to achieve your academic goals and meet graduation requirements.
Components of the College Application

Components of the College Application

Ready to apply to college? Find out everything you need to know about the college application, including the different forms schools use and the components required, including standardized tests, activity lists, essays, letters of recommendation, and interviews. Download the webinar slides to follow along.
Researching Colleges and Building the College List

Researching Colleges and Building the College List

When deciding where to apply to college, it's important to research thoroughly. This webinar presented by the Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority (MEFA) will walk you through several different tools available to help you learn about schools and build your college list. You'll learn the factors to consider when looking at schools and helpful tips about campus visits and college fairs. Download the webinar slides to follow along.
New MEFA Pathway Feature: The Expected Family Contribution Calculator

New MEFA Pathway Feature: The Expected Family Contribution Calculator

Learn how to use MEFA Pathway's new tool, the Expected Family Contribution (EFC) Calculator, to get an estimate of the amount your family may be expected to pay for college costs for one academic year.
Search for Scholarships and Build a List with MEFA Pathway

Search for Scholarships and Build a List with MEFA Pathway

Learn how to search for scholarships and build a scholarship list with MEFA Pathway.
Attainable Savings Plan<sup>SM</sup> Overview in SPANISH

Attainable Savings PlanSM Overview in SPANISH

The Attainable Savings Plan allows individuals with disabilities and their families to save for disability-related expenses without losing eligibility for federal means-tested benefits. In this webinar, in SPANISH, we review the benefits, eligibility requirements, and plan details of Attainable, and explain how to easily set up an account. Download a copy of the webinar slides to follow along.
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