Have Questions on How to Afford College? MES Can Help

Have Questions About College? MES Can Help

Maine Education Services (MES) is a non-profit organization created to foster and promote access to higher education.

Founded in 1993, MES is Maine’s one-stop resource for college planning, offering FREE tools and resources for financial literacy, college preparation, and transitional support from high school to college and college to career.


College Access and Career Exploration program is designed to offer resources, counseling and support to students of all ages and their families. It’s your life, your future, you decide your path, we’re here to guide you along the way. What do you CRAVE for your future?


Financial Aid Award Letters – 4 Key Steps You Need to Take

One of the most crucial parts of the college planning process is receiving the financial aid award letter. Since there is no standard format for award letters, they can vary widely and sometimes can be unclear as to what components are grants, loans, or scholarships.

Take the following 4 key steps to ensure you understand what you are being offered.

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