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 to and attending college.

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Top Party Schools in Michigan Don’t Crack Nation’s Top 20

Michigan colleges aren't the 'party' schools you think they are – or at least a Princeton Review study says so. Which comes as a slight relief to parents.

Parents Giving up Custody of Kids to Get Them Financial Aid

Yep – it's another college admissions scandal, this time in Chicago. But rather than buying their kids' ways into Ivy Leagues, these parents are denying guardianship.
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Detroit College Prep Programs for High School Students and Beyond

Whether your child is in high school, middle or elementary school, it's never too early or late to help them prepare. Here are some Detroit college prep programs to check out.
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College Dorm vs. Apartment: Which Housing is Better for Grades?

There is a difference, a study reports. When it comes to the college dorm vs. apartment question, the latter could be bad for your kid's college experience.
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College Supply List for Commuting Students

Students commuting to college don't live on campus, but they still need a back-to-school college supply list. Find suggestions from pros on what you need to keep up with college demands.

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