We are happy to offer a wide range of webinar topics to help you learn about MEFA Pathway. You can register for upcoming webinars or watch recorded webinars at your convenience.

Upcoming Live Webinars

October 11, 2022 6:30 - 7:30pm Parent

College Financing

This webinar will provide 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. Live transcription will be available.

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October 12, 2022 6:30 - 7:30pm Parent

Financiación de la universidad en español

Este seminario web, presentado en español, ofrecerá información y claridad sobre todo el proceso de solicitud de ayuda financiera para la universidad. Usted aprenderá sobre las solicitudes y los tipos de asistencia financiera, los factores que determinan la elegibilidad, las maneras en que las universidades determinan cuánta ayuda ofrecen y los detalles de las ofertas.
 

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October 20, 2022 6:30 - 7:30pm Parent

College Financing

This webinar will provide 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. Live transcription will be available.

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October 22, 2022 4:00 - 8:00pm Parent

FAFSA Festival

Join us to receive help with your FAFSA. Experts will be available to meet with you one on one in a private break-out room to answer your questions and walk through any components of the application on which you need assistance.

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October 26, 2022 12:00 - 1:00pm Parent

College Financing

This webinar will provide 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. Live transcription will be available.
 

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November 1, 2022 6:30 - 7:30pm Parent

College Financing

This webinar will provide 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. Live transcription will be available.
 

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November 7, 2022 6:30 - 7:30pm Parent

El proceso universitario para los estudiantes indocumentados en español

A pesar de los muchos obstáculos que enfrentan para ir a la universidad, los estudiantes indocumentados pueden acceder a la educación superior. En este seminario web presentado en español por Andrea Keenan de Excel Academy Charter High School se explicarán las reglas más recientes de inmigración, así como los estados migratorios elegibles y no elegibles para la Ayuda Federal al Estudiante. También se examinará el proceso de solicitud de DACA (Acción Diferida para los Llegados en la Infancia o Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, en inglés) de 2012 y sus beneficios. Se explicarán las normas de admisión a las universidades públicas y privadas, y cómo maximizar los créditos y el tiempo para los estudiantes con DACA e indocumentados aprovechando las oportunidades de inscripción doble y simultánea en diferentes estados, escuelas secundarias y colegios universitarios municipales. Se compartirán recursos de becas y vínculos directos a organizaciones estatales y nacionales que están a la vanguardia de este tema tan debatido.

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November 9, 2022 6:30 - 7:30pm Parent

College Financing

This webinar will provide 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. Live transcription will be available.
 

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November 10, 2022 6:30 - 7:30pm Parent

Attainable: the ABLE Savings Plan

Individuals with disabilities can use ABLE accounts to save and pay for qualified disability expenses. With an Attainable Savings Plan, individuals with disabilities and their families can save for these expenses while keeping benefits such as Supplemental Security Income and Medicaid. In this webinar we will discuss the basics of an ABLE account as well as share some of the tax advantages that these accounts provide. Live transcription will be available.

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November 14, 2022 6:30 - 7:30pm Parent

College Financing

This webinar will provide 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. Live transcription will be available.
 

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November 29, 2022 12:00 - 1:00pm Parent

College Financing

This webinar will provide 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. Live transcription will be available.
 

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December 6, 2022 6:30 - 7:30pm Parent

Athletics in College Admissions

This webinar, presented by Dr. Mike Janicki, Ed.D, School Counselor at Old Rochester Regional High School, will discuss athletics in college admissions. Topics will include sports divisions, eligibility, the college search process, and issue to consider. Live transcription will be available.

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December 7, 2022 6:30 - 7:30pm Parent

College Planning for Middle School Families

This webinar is for parents with children in middle school and above and will describe information and resources that families can use to put a college savings plan in place, as well as what tools students and parents should consider when beginning the college search. We will address the questions of how best to save for college, how savings impacts financial aid, where and how to begin the college search, and what role cost plays in the college decision. Live transcription will be available.

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December 8, 2022 6:30 - 7:30pm Parent

College Financing

This webinar will provide 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. Live transcription will be available.
 

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January 11, 2023 6:30 - 7:30pm Parent

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. Live transcription will be available.

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February 1, 2023 6:30 - 7:30pm Parent

College Financing

This webinar will provide 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. Live transcription will be available.
 

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February 16, 2023 6:30 - 7:30pm Parent

The Power of the U.Plan

Learn how to lock in tomorrow’s tuition at today’s prices with the U.Plan, Massachusetts’s Prepaid Tuition Plan. This webinar will teach you how to enroll and contribute, tell you the list of participating colleges, and explain how to use the plan to guard against the increase in tuition at dozens of public and private Massachusetts colleges. Live transcription will be available.

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March 2, 2023 6:30 - 7:30pm Parent

Applying for College Scholarships

Scholarships can make a significant impact in helping cover college costs. In this webinar, you’ll learn key scholarship facts, how to use online search engines to find scholarships, and plenty of helpful tips to use in your search. You’ll also learn how scholarships fit into the larger financial aid picture. Live transcription will be available.

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March 7, 2023 6:30 - 7:30pm Parent

College Financing

This webinar will provide 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. Live transcription will be available.
 

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March 10, 2023 12:00 - 1:00pm Parent

How to Pay the College Bill

This webinar provides valuable guidance for high school seniors who have received their college acceptance letters and financial aid offers and are trying to make the college decision. Topics include an overview of different types of financial aid, an explanation of how to calculate the balance due at each college, and methods for paying the college bill. Live transcription will be available.

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March 21, 2023 6:30 - 7:30pm Parent

Q&A with Admissions Experts

In this webinar you will hear from a panel of college admissions experts as they share their advice on how to launch a college search. Bring all your questions about the college admissions process, including those focused on campus visits, standardized tests, college fairs, and applications. Live transcription will be available.

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March 29, 2023 6:30 - 7:30pm Parent

What to Know About Financial Aid Appeals

Learn the steps to appeal a financial aid offer from a panel of college financial aid administrators. Panelists will cover how to write an appeal letter, what situations might warrant receiving additional funds, and the timeline for the process. Live transcription will be available.

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March 30, 2023 6:30 - 7:30pm Parent

How to Pay the College Bill

This webinar provides valuable guidance for high school seniors who have received their college acceptance letters and financial aid offers and are trying to make the college decision. Topics include an overview of different types of financial aid, an explanation of how to calculate the balance due at each college, and methods for paying the college bill. Live transcription will be available.

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April 4, 2023 12:00 - 1:00pm Parent

Managing Student Loan Repayment for Graduating College Seniors

It’s important to stay on track with repayment of your student loans. This webinar will provide guidance for creating a budget, information on maintaining good credit, a smart plan for repayment, and helpful websites. Live transcription will be available.

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April 5, 2023 6:30 - 7:30pm Parent

College Admissions & MEFA Pathway

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 letters of recommendation and how to incorporate MEFA Pathway into the college admissions process . Live transcription will be available.

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April 6, 2023 12:00 - 1:00pm Parent

How to Pay the College Bill

This webinar provides valuable guidance for high school seniors who have received their college acceptance letters and financial aid offers and are trying to make the college decision. Topics include an overview of different types of financial aid, an explanation of how to calculate the balance due at each college, and methods for paying the college bill. Live transcription will be available.

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May 3, 2023 6:30 - 7:30pm Parent

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. Live transcription will be available.

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May 8, 2023 6:30 - 7:30pm Parent

College Financing

This webinar will provide 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. Live transcription will be available.
 

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June 1, 2023 12:00 - 1:00pm Parent

Comparing College Loan Options

There’s a lot to consider when borrowing a loan to pay for college. This webinar will help you differentiate among college loan options and better understand the true cost of borrowing. Live transcription will be available.

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July 12, 2023 6:30 - 7:30pm Parent

Comparing College Loan Options

There’s a lot to consider when borrowing a loan to pay for college. This webinar will help you differentiate among college loan options and better understand the true cost of borrowing. Live transcription will be available.

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