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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.

These Are the Most Regretted College Majors (and the Least)

A ZipRecruiter surveyed 5,000 college grads and found their most regretted college majors. Here's what you should know if your kid is considering one of these fields.

Wayne State Says Yes to No Tuition Increase

In order to ease the financial worry of students after COVID-19, Wayne State University's Board of Governors unanimously approved a 0% tuition increase.

Managing Emotions in College: How Parents Can Help Students

The first years after high school are a huge transition that can trigger anxiety and more. Learn how to help young adults with managing emotions in college.

Wayne State to Offer Free Tuition to Detroit Residents in Fall 2020

On Oct. 23, 2019, the Detroit university introduced the Heart of Detroit Tuition Pledge, which provides free tuition to high school graduates living in the city.

Depression Rates on the Rise Among College Kids

A new study says that more college-aged kids are struggling with depression. Find out why and get telltale signs that your teen could be suffering.

What are Parent PLUS Loans for College and How do They Work?

If you didn't save enough money for your child's college education, you're far from alone. But there's a loan for that – and it's...

When and How to Ask for Help in College

A Wayne State University student offers three tips on how to ask for help in college. After all, independence doesn't mean taking the world on by yourself.

6 Tips for Getting Into College – from a Detroit Kid Accepted to 45

This Detroit kid has been offered more than $600,000 in college scholarships. Here's how he did it and his tips for getting into college for high schoolers.

Who’s Paying for College? Kids and Parents Disagree, Survey Says

A study found kids believe parents should pay for college, while parents think not. Get the details and local resources for planning for college costs.

What Are the Highest Paying College Majors of 2019?

A career in one of these fields could mean financial security for your young adult. Check out the highest paying college majors as of 2019.

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.
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Letterboxing in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor for Families

Here's everything you need to know to get started on this unique, kid-friendly pastime. Plus, check the roundup for a few spots for letterboxing for kids.

The Pros and Cons of Exotic Pets for Kids

Thinking of expanding your family with mice, snakes or geckos? A local pet store owner weighs in on the pros and cons of exotic pets; plus things for families to consider before purchasing.

Ways to Celebrate Earth Day from Home

Earth Day is right around the corner. Take care of Mother Earth and celebrate Earth Day from home with one of these fun and green activities.

How to Get Your Child to Sleep Without a Nightlight

Is your child refusing to sleep in the dark? Two experts shed some light on how to get your child to sleep without a nightlight.

ASMR and Kids: What is It, and What are the Pros and Cons?

YouTube has exploded with videos of people whispering, rustling buttons and even eating pickles – all to elicit a calm feeling. Can ASMR and kids be a good mix?