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Good Classes to Take as a Freshman in College

No matter if you're undecided or have your entire future mapped out, discover some all-around solid classes to take as a freshman in college.

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.

The Summer Melt: Why Some College-Bound Kids Don’t Go

After students are accepted to college, a percentage don't attend. Learn how to spot signs of the summer melt phenomenon – and freeze it in its tracks.

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.

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.

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.

Should Your High School Graduate Consider Taking a Gap Year?

The coronavirus pandemic has some teens wanting to take a year off before going to college. Here's what parents and kids should know about taking a gap year.

College Move-in Day During a Pandemic

What does college move-in day during a pandemic look like? At least for this parent, it definitely entirely different than it used to be.

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.

What I Wish I Knew: A Former Student’s Advice to Incoming College Freshmen

Metro Parent's 2020 winter intern offers her advice to incoming college freshmen on making the most of the experience and what she wish she knew before her college years.

Getting the First Year of College Started Off Right

The first year of college comes with a ton of change. Take a look at the dos and don'ts for parents and students and how to balance it all.

Wayne County Community College District 2021 Grads Gallery

We're celebrating the class of 2021 with our grad gallery. Submit your Metro Detroit or Ann Arbor grad's photo today!
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