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Family Seminars

These once-a-year FREE events help families of college-bound students take informed steps in the process of applying for college and financial aid, provide one-on-one and group assistance completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), and help families understand the college financial award letters.

MEFA College Financing Seminar

An overview of the college financing process, including types of financial aid, how to apply, and financing options for your family. Before the seminar, be sure to visit MEFA’s website to download a copy of the seminar presentation in English or Spanish and explore other tools and resources to assist you in the college planning process.

DATE:

October 18th

November 5th

TIME:

6:30 P.M.

7:00 P.M.

LOCATION:

Salem High School

Peabody Veterans Memorial High School

ADDRESS:

77 Willson St., Salem

485 Lowell St., Peabody

 

Presented by MEFA (Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority), in collaboration with LEAP for Education’s College Sucees Program and the Guidance Department at Salem High School and Peabody Veterans Memorial High School.

FAFSA Day

The College Success Program at LEAP for Education in collaboration with Salem Academy Charter School and community volunteers provides FREE assistance to high school seniors, college students, and their families filling out the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).

What to bring:

  • FSA ID (bring both your Student FSA ID and Parent FSA ID, available at fsaid.ed.gov)
  • Social Security Number
  • Driver’s License Number (if any)
  • 2017 Federal Tax Return
  • 2017 W-2 or Year-End Pay Stub
  • 2017 Untaxed Income Records
  • Current Bank Statement(s)
  • Current Business and Investment Records
  • Alien Registration Card (if not a U.S. Citizen)

DATE:

October-November

TIME:

TBA

LOCATION:

Salem Academy Charter School

ADDRESS:

45 Congress St, Salem

 

FAFSA Day Massachusetts, a College Goal Sunday Program, is a non-profit, volunteer driven program providing free assistance to students and families seeking to complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).

MEFA After the College Acceptance

An overview of the college payment process, including the details of financial aid award letters, using payment plans, different financing options, and how to minimize debt. Before the seminar, be sure to visit MEFA’s website to download a copy of the seminar presentation in English or Spanish and explore other tools and resources to assist you in the college planning process.

DATE:

April

April

TIME:

TBA

TBA

LOCATION:

Salem High School

Peabody Veterans Memorial High School

ADDRESS:

77 Willson St., Salem

485 Lowell St., Peabody

 

Presented by MEFA (Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority), in collaboration with LEAP for Education’s College Sucees Program and the Guidance Department at Salem High School and Peabody Veterans Memorial High School.