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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.

Get to Know MEFA Pathway's Student Features

Get to Know MEFA Pathway's Student Features

MEFA Pathway Your Plan for the Future provides a fun, engaging environment where students in grades 6-12 can plan for academic and career success. This webinar provides a walk-through of the resource's website, mefapathway.org, to demonstrate the many tools, activities, and resources available to help students prepare for their future.
The Power of the U.Plan

The Power of the U.Plan

New to the U.Plan Prepaid Tuition Program or need a refresher on its many powerful features? This webinar covers the unique money-saving benefits of the U.Plan, how your savings will grow even if your child attends college out of state, and the easy steps to enrollment. Download a copy of the webinar slides to follow along.
Managing Your Education Loan Repayment

Managing Your Education Loan Repayment

Are you repaying education loans? Watch this webinar to learn about different available repayment options, what to consider when refinancing or consolidating, facts about your credit, and tips to stay on track as you repay. Download the webinar slides to follow along.
Education Benefits for Veterans

Education Benefits for Veterans

Education benefits for Veterans are extensive and can sometimes be difficult to navigate and understand. This webinar given by United States Marine Corps Veteran Chris Blunt provides an overview of some of the various programs available, along with their benefits, eligibility criteria, and application processes. By the end of this webinar you should be able to identify which benefit(s) may apply to you and how to begin the process to obtain them.
Connecting Undocumented Students to College Access Opportunities

Connecting Undocumented Students to College Access Opportunities

While undocumented students face many barriers to college, it is still possible for them to get a college education. The first part of this webinar addresses up-to-date immigration policies and statuses eligible and ineligible for Federal Student Aid. It also examines the 2012 Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) application process and its benefits. You will be exposed to admissions standards at both public and private universities, leading into a discussion about how to maximize credits and time for DACA and undocumented students through dual-enrollment and concurrent enrollment opportunities across states, high schools, and community colleges. Scholarship resources are shared, pointing you directly to both state and national organizations at the forefront of this highly discussed topic.
College Planning for Middle School Families

College Planning for Middle School Families

If you have a child in middle school, now is the perfect time to start thinking about college (it's never too early!). This webinar covers the many reasons to attend college, how to prepare academically, the basics of college cost and financial aid, and different ways to save. Download the webinar slides to follow along.
Managing Student Loan Repayment for Graduating Seniors

Managing Student Loan Repayment for Graduating Seniors

It's important to stay on track with repayment of your student loans. This webinar provides guidance for creating a budget, information on maintaining good credit, a smart plan for student loan repayment, and helpful websites. Download the webinar slides to follow along.
Jonathan Hughes' Appearance on TV's StateSide

Jonathan Hughes' Appearance on TV's StateSide

New Bedford State Representative Bob Koczera interviews MEFA's Jonathan Hughes in this edition of TV's Stateside. Jonathan shares the many ways that MEFA helps Massachusetts families with each step within the college planning process.
The Benefits of Starting to Save for College Early

The Benefits of Starting to Save for College Early

It's never too late to start saving for college, but there are also significant benefits to starting your college savings plan early on in your child's life. We explain why, and share some easy strategies for saving, in this short webinar.
Tackling the College Savings Myths

Tackling the College Savings Myths

Will saving for college hurt your chances for financial aid? And is it even worth saving if you can't save much? We face these common questions about saving for college (and their underlying myths), and offer helpful information and facts in this short webinar.
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