•  MEFA Pathway - College, Financial Aid, and Career Planning 

    A free resource for your academic and career planning. Search for colleges, career information, financial aid info. and more from the Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority.

     FAFSA - Federal Student Aid

    Use the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) form to apply for financial aid for college or graduate school. Must be completed yearly in order to receive Federal Student Aid.

    Needed to complete the FAFSA. An FSA ID is a username and password that gives you access to Federal Student Aid’s online systems and can serve as your legal signature. The student applying for college must have an FSA ID, and a parent/guardian must have an FSA ID for the FAFSA.

     CSS Profile - College Board

    Needed only for some colleges in order to apply for Financial Aid; mainly for a number of private colleges/universities. This is separate and in addition to the FAFSA. Please follow the link to see which schools accept the CSS Profile.

    Financial Aid Toolkit - Helpful Info from Federal Student Aid

    A great resource for learning about Federal Student Aid: types of loans, eligibility, and more.

    Financial Aid Process Timeline - from MEFA 

    What happens after you apply for Financial Aid? Student Aid Reports, Expected Family Contributions, Cost of Attendance, and more! 

    FinAid.org - Helpful Information & Resources

    Lots of great information here, including Expected Family Contribution Calculators and Tuition Cost info.