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What is a U.Plan Maturity Year?
A maturity year is a year you’ll be able to use your U.Plan savings to pay for college. You can select multiple maturity years to reflect the multiple years your child will be in college.
Transition from Middle to High School with MEFA Pathway
Learn how MEFA Pathway, MEFA’s free college and career planning portal, can help students plan for academic and career success in the transition from middle school to high school.
Student Loan Interest Rates
Learn everything you need to know about interest rates, including the difference between a fixed rate and a variable rate, and how your credit score can affect your loan options.
Public Service Loan Forgiveness PSLF
This session, with guest speaker nationally recognized PSLF expert Betsy Mayotte, explain in detail the eligibility requirements for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program. The session also go into detail as to the temporary waivers for PSLF announced in October that opens up eligibility for borrowers who may have been on the wrong plan or had the wrong loans in the past. This session is critical for employees of PSLF eligible employers, even those who in the past were told they may not have been eligible.
MEFA Pathway's Loan Cost Estimator
Learn how to use the Loan Cost Estimator in MEFA Pathway, MEFA’s free college and career planning portal, to calculate estimates of a monthly loan payment and repayment total based upon a loan amount borrowed.
The MEFA Institute<sup>™</sup>: Discover MEFA Pathway's Loan Cost Estimator
Learn how to use the Loan Cost Estimator in MEFA Pathway, MEFA’s free college and career planning portal, to calculate estimates of a monthly loan payment and repayment total based upon a loan amount borrowed. Also learn how a potential loan payment compares to an estimated monthly salary based on a selected career.
College Financing for Families of High School Juniors
This webinar 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.
The MEFA Institute<sup>™</sup>:  Transition from Middle to High School with MEFA Pathway 2022
In this webinar for school counselors and college access professionals, learn how MEFA Pathway, MEFA’s free college and career planning portal, can help students plan for academic and career success in the transition from middle school to high school.
College Admissions
The college search and application process can be overwhelming. This webinar will help you establish a personalized admissions road map by addressing topics such as current trends in admissions, building a balanced list of colleges, and the different components of the college application including transcripts, essays, and interviews. Download the webinar slides to follow along.
4 College Planning Tips for New Parents
MEFA Assistant Executive Director Elizabeth Fontaine gives her four most helpful college-planning tips for young families wondering how (and when) to begin planning for college.