ABOUT THE GUIDE TO COLLEGE PLANNING

Higher education is a big decision for parents and kids alike. In the Metro Parent Guide to College Planning, families in metro Detroit and Ann Arbor, Michigan can find the insight and advice they need. Consider it your one-stop shop for choosing, preparing for, affording, applying for and attending college.

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