40 episodes

We provide subject matter expertise on every step within the college planning process. Subscribe and listen to the MEFA Podcast to learn key information and helpful tips on 529 college savings plans, the college application process, financial aid & the FAFSA, student loan repayment, and more.

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We provide subject matter expertise on every step within the college planning process. Subscribe and listen to the MEFA Podcast to learn key information and helpful tips on 529 college savings plans, the college application process, financial aid & the FAFSA, student loan repayment, and more.

    The Road Less Traveled

    The Road Less Traveled

    Host Jonathan Hughes has two conversations about unique paths when planning for college, Ellen Ullman and Gracie Rosenberg.

    • 24 min
    Filing Financial Aid Forms with Divorced or Separated Parents

    Filing Financial Aid Forms with Divorced or Separated Parents

    Host Jonathan Hughes breaks down how to complete these forms, including maintaining confidentiality between parents, which parent completes the forms, how to determine the custodial parent, and how to keep the financial aid office involved. Jonathan is joined by Susan Beard of Wheaton College. If you enjoy the MEFA Podcast, please leave us a review at trustpilot.com/evaluate/mefa.org

    Timestamp:
    (00:00) Intro
    (04:53) MEFA Mailbag
    (13:42) Filing Financial Aid Forms

    • 42 min
    Managing College Life

    Managing College Life

    The college experience can feel like a new and daunting idea for new and current college students. Host Jonathan Hughes speaks with MEFA’s MEFA Pathway Coordinator Ajea Stuppart about how to manage your college life.

    • 38 min
    College Scholarships

    College Scholarships

    MEFA’s Digital Creative Content Manager, Lauren Patten discusses scholarships, how to apply for them, where to find them and what you can use them for.

    • 16 min
    How Can Students with Disabilities Prepare for College Success?

    How Can Students with Disabilities Prepare for College Success?

    Host Jonathan Hughes talks to Sarah Lazare, Director of Banacos Academic Center at Westfield State University about how students with disabilities can prepare for college success and what specific programs Westfield State University offers to help students with disabilities navigate college.

    • 31 min
    5 Ways High School Juniors Can Strengthen Their College Admissions Application

    5 Ways High School Juniors Can Strengthen Their College Admissions Application

    Host Jonathan Hughes is joined by Drew Carter, Senior Associate Director of Admissions at College of the Holy Cross, who explains how students can present their best college admissions application.

    • 20 min

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