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It’s Never Too Late to Start Saving for College

When should you start saving for college? While it's true that earlier is ideal, it's not always reality. Learn how to gain ground with an MET or MESP account.

What Colleges Are Looking for Right Now

Wondering what colleges are looking for in 2018-19? Counselors and admissions directors answer the big question every aspiring college student is asking.

Your Student’s Post-Secondary Options in Education

After high school, teens have a variety of post-secondary options. Learn about four-and two-year degrees, plus trade schools and certification programs.

In-State College Advantages: 18 Reasons to Stay in Michigan

The itch to flee the Mitten can be real. But there are many in-state college advantages for students. Here are 18 compelling reasons to get a degree right here.

How to Respond to College Acceptances and Rejections

That's right: Either way, students should follow up with schools. Here's how to handle replying to both college acceptances and rejections.

How to Write an Attention-Grabbing College Essay

It's a part of the application process that can prompt plenty of anxiety. Here, we debunk four myths and show how to nail that attention-grabbing college essay.

Preparing for College Checklist for Students and Parents

Helping your child navigate all the homework, tests, after-school activities and everything else that goes with high school can feel overwhelming. Layer in planning...

SAT Prep Classes in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

High schoolers looking to get a leg-up on the test can sign up for SAT prep classes throughout Oakland, Macomb, Wayne and Washtenaw counties.

Sources of Funding for College Students

The prospect of paying for higher education can be daunting. Learn about funding for college students with grants, scholarships, loans, work-study and the FAFSA.

College Students Don’t Have to Declare a Major Right Away

An Oakland University graduate offers four takeaways for new college students – and explains that you definitely don't have to declare a major right away.

Why College Still Matters for Students Today

Beyond the increased income, there are many reasons college still matters now. Here are five reasons why it's totally worth the time and investment.

How to Embrace the Self-Discovery of College

A Wayne State University student says you don't need it all figured out or to compare yourself to others. Here's her story of the self-discovery of college.
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