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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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Class of 2020 High School Grads Gallery

Metro Parent, MESP and MET are celebrating southeast Michigan's Class of 2020 high school grads with our photo gallery. Add your child's photo and a special message!
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Top Alternative Skills Colleges Want in 2020

Test scores aren't the only thing colleges look for in potential students. Learn what alternative skills colleges want and how to give your student an edge.
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New Program Makes College Tuition Free in Grand Rapids

The city is a Michigan Promise Zone, which makes college tuition free in Grand Rapids. Find out what you need to know about this program and if your kids qualify.
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Scholarships for High School Students in Michigan

Looking for some free money to help pay for your child's college education? Here's a list of great scholarships for high school students in Michigan.
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Few Parents Talk to their Kids About Student Loan Management, Study Says

As little as 9% of parents report they talk to their kids about student loans, here's why this is a problem – and how to better prepare your college student.