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Each Wednesday, MEFA will feature a Word of the Day, in which we’ll highlight a word (or sometimes a phrase) related to the college planning process. This summer, we’re focusing on vocabulary related to college loans, and will highlight words you may come across on your loan application, solicitation disclosure, or a lender’s website.

Today’s Word of the Day is Promissory Note (Loan Agreement).
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“What’s the difference between MEFA and other college loan lenders?”

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That’s one of the most common questions I get from families who are navigating through a myriad of loan options to pay their college bill. My first response is “MEFA is a non-profit.” Our non-profit mission drives everything we do at MEFA. Here's how...
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MEFAwotd2

Each Wednesday, MEFA will feature a Word of the Day, in which we’ll highlight a word (or sometimes a phrase) related to the college planning process. This summer, we’re focusing on vocabulary related to college loans, and will highlight words you may come across on your loan application, solicitation disclosure, or a lender’s website.

Today’s Word of the Day is Solicitation Disclosure.
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Tomorrow, Tuesday, July 15th, is the last day to make an impact on your college savings plans by taking advantage of the U.Plan’s powerful savings structure. An opportunity like this comes around once a year; avoid the increase in college costs and lock in today's tuition and mandatory fees for college now.

Your Purchase Request Form must be postmarked and in the mail tomorrow to save in the U.Plan this year. If you haven't already done so, take a few minutes right now  to complete and mail your Purchase Request Form.

Need a form? Download it here. And if you need assistance, call us anytime today or tomorrow at 800.449.6332, option 1 - we're open until 5pm.

"What’s the difference between Early Action ("EA") and Early Decision ("ED")?"

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This is one of the most popular questions we receive while talking to families about college admissions. If you’re considering being an early-bird when it comes to applying to college, understanding the difference between Early Action and Early Decision will help you make decisions about when and where to apply.
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MEFAwotd2

Each Wednesday, MEFA will feature a Word of the Day, in which we’ll highlight a word (or sometimes a phrase) related to the college planning process. This summer, we’re focusing on vocabulary related to college loans, and will highlight words you may come across on your loan application, solicitation disclosure, or a lender’s website.
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Over the past few weeks, you may have heard us talking about saving for college with the U.Plan Prepaid Tuition Program. The U.Plan is an effective way to save for college, because it allows you to lock in today's prices for tuition and mandatory fees at 80 colleges and universities in Massachusetts.

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