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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Affording College Checklist for Students and Parents

The expenses can be big, but they're manageable with some planning and knowing your options. Explore this affording college checklist to get your bearings.
Choosing a college checklist

Choosing a College Checklist for Students and Parents

Whether it's in-Michigan or out-of-state, the tuition or the type of school and campus, the decisions are complex. This choosing a college checklist can help.

Applying for College Checklist for Students and Parents

From coming up with the list to writing the essay, it can be a big puzzle. Discover some of the key pieces with this applying for college checklist.
Preparing for college checklist

Preparing for College Checklist for Students and Parents

During all four years of high school, there are ways for students to get ready for the next steps. Use this preparing for college checklist to help.
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Put MET Prepaid College Tuition on Your Holiday Shopping List

There's no better (or more flexible) gift than support for college tuition. Learn how Bill and Betty Sturley of Southeast Michigan helped their own kids and grandkids with the gift of education.