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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 to and attending college.

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More Kids Than Ever Are Getting a Perfect ACT Score

The number of perfect ACT scores among U.S. students has more than doubled between 2015 and 2018. Why is that perfect ACT score of 36 getting so common?
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College Visit Tips to Make the Most of Campus Tours

Getting a real-life taste of a campus is a key part of picking a college. To help, a metro Detroit college admissions expert offers her top college visit tips.
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Michigan’s First Virtual Early Middle College Goes Online

Students enrolled in the Highpoint Virtual Academy of Michigan can join this free three-year program to earn a high school diploma and associate degree.
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Concordia University Now Has a Child Life Specialist Degree

A private university in Ann Arbor is expanding its offerings for students interested in a kid-focused career by launching a child life specialist degree.
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DetroitEd411 Chat Tool Gives Students College Advice

The new DetroitEd411 offers students of all ages 24-hour insight on college and other postsecondary options with its Facebook Messenger bot named 'Spirit.'

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