We are happy to offer a wide range of training opportunities to help expand your knowledge of college and career planning.  You can register for live webinars or watch recorded webinars at your convenience.  If your school would like a personalized virtual MEFA Pathway training or student workshop contact us @info@mefapathway.org

Online Training And Webinars

October 21, 2020 7:00 - 8:00pm Live Webinar, Parent

FAFSA Day MA Event

The FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) will be available on October 1, 2020 for students attending college in the 2021-22 academic year. Have questions about filling out the FAFSA? Financial aid experts will go through a short presentation followed by a live Q/A session to get FREE help applying for financial aid for college.

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October 29, 2020 2:00 - 2:30pm Parent

Learn How to Create a Course Plan in MEFA Pathway

Learn how easy it is to see how students can build their course plan for grades 9-12 in the Student Portal. The Course Planner allows students to select courses that will help them achieve academic goals and meet graduation requirements.

To request closed captioning or any other accommodations on a webinar, please contact Lauren Patten at lpatten@mefa.org or 617-224-4856 at least one week in advance of the webinar.

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November 10, 2020 6:30 - 7:00pm Parent

Use MEFA Pathway to Create Goals & Strategies

Creating goals & strategies is an important component of post-secondary planning. Learn how students can use MEFA Pathway to document long and short term career and academic goals and match goals with appropriate strategies.

To request closed captioning or any other accommodations on a webinar, please contact Lauren Patten at lpatten@mefa.org or 617-224-4856 at least one week in advance of the webinar.

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November 15, 2020 2:00 - 3:00pm Live Webinar, Parent

FAFSA Day MA Event

The FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) will be available on October 1, 2020 for students attending college in the 2021-22 academic year. Have questions about filling out the FAFSA? Financial aid experts will go through a short presentation followed by a live Q/A session to get FREE help applying for financial aid for college.

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November 18, 2020 6:30 - 7:30pm Parent

Learn About Yourself with MEFA Pathway for Students & Families

Learn how the interests and values inventories in MEFA Pathway, MEFA’s free college and career planning portal, can help students discover which careers may fit them best. In addition, find out how students can start a careers list based upon criteria specific to them.

To request closed captioning or any other accommodations on a webinar, please contact Lauren Patten at lpatten@mefa.org or 617-224-4856 at least one week in advance of the webinar.

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December 14, 2020 12:00 - 1:00pm Live Webinar, Parent

FAFSA Day MA Event

The FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) will be available on October 1, 2020 for students attending college in the 2021-22 academic year. Have questions about filling out the FAFSA? Financial aid experts will go through a short presentation followed by a live Q/A session to get FREE help applying for financial aid for college.

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December 15, 2020 6:30 - 7:00pm Parent

Discover Careers with MEFA Pathway

Learn how to explore career options in MEFA Pathway, MEFA’s free college and career planning portal. Students can use the results of skills and interests assessments to learn of careers that might fit them best, while also filtering by desired education level and/or career category. By starting to build a list of potential occupations, students can choose high school courses to prepare them for a particular path.

To request closed captioning or any other accommodations on a webinar, please contact Lauren Patten at lpatten@mefa.org or 617-224-4856 at least one week in advance of the webinar.

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January 10, 2021 2:00 - 3:00pm Live Webinar, Parent

FAFSA Day MA Event

The FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) will be available on October 1, 2020 for students attending college in the 2021-22 academic year. Have questions about filling out the FAFSA? Financial aid experts will go through a short presentation followed by a live Q/A session to get FREE help applying for financial aid for college.

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January 20, 2021 6:30 - 7:00pm Parent

Search for Scholarships in MEFA Pathway

Learn how MEFA Pathway, MEFA’s free college and career planning portal, can help students find available scholarships, build a list of scholarships, and manage deadlines and awards.

To request closed captioning or any other accommodations on a webinar, please contact Lauren Patten at lpatten@mefa.org or 617-224-4856 at least one week in advance of the webinar.

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February 9, 2021 6:30 - 7:00pm Parent

Search for Colleges with MEFA Pathway

Learn how students can use the College Search tool within MEFA Pathway, MEFA’s free college and career planning portal, to select specific criteria to search for colleges and build a solid college list.

To request closed captioning or any other accommodations on a webinar, please contact Lauren Patten at lpatten@mefa.org or 617-224-4856 at least one week in advance of the webinar.

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February 11, 2021 7:00 - 8:00pm Live Webinar, Parent

FAFSA Day MA Event

The FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) will be available on October 1, 2020 for students attending college in the 2021-22 academic year. Have questions about filling out the FAFSA? Financial aid experts will go through a short presentation followed by a live Q/A session to get FREE help applying for financial aid for college.

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February 26, 2021 12:00 - 1:00pm Parent

Learn How MA State Benefits Can Help Save on the Cost of College for Students & Families

Join us to learn how the MA State Benefits cost-savings feature in MEFA Pathway, MEFA’s free college and career planning portal, can benefit students and families by reducing the price they pay for college!

To request closed captioning or any other accommodations on a webinar, please contact Lauren Patten at lpatten@mefa.org or 617-224-4856 at least one week in advance of the webinar.

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March 24, 2021 6:30 - 7:00pm Parent

Compare Colleges with MEFA Pathway to Help Build a College List

Learn how students can use the College Compare tool in MEFA Pathway, MEFA’s free college and career planning portal, to find the colleges and universities that match their school preferences and to help them build out that final list of probable, target, and reach schools to which they will apply.

To request closed captioning or any other accommodations on a webinar, please contact Lauren Patten at lpatten@mefa.org or 617-224-4856 at least one week in advance of the webinar.

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April 7, 2021 8:00 - 8:30am Parent

Use MEFA Pathway’s College Cost Calculator to Help Make an Informed College Decision

Learn how students can use the College Cost Calculator in MEFA Pathway, MEFA’s free college and career planning portal, to determine their personal cost at each college and university based on their financial aid received and other resources, which can help them make their college decision.

To request closed captioning or any other accommodations on a webinar, please contact Lauren Patten at lpatten@mefa.org or 617-224-4856 at least one week in advance of the webinar.

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May 12, 2021 6:30 - 7:00pm Parent

Use MEFA Pathway’s Loan Cost Estimator to Learn the Cost of Borrowing

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.

To request closed captioning or any other accommodations on a webinar, please contact Lauren Patten at lpatten@mefa.org or 617-224-4856 at least one week in advance of the webinar.

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June 3, 2021 8:00 - 8:30am Parent

Update a Resume with MEFA Pathway

Learn how to build and update a resume with MEFA Pathway, MEFA’s free college and career planning portal.

To request closed captioning or any other accommodations on a webinar, please contact Lauren Patten at lpatten@mefa.org or 617-224-4856 at least one week in advance of the webinar.

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