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Questions Potential College Students Should Ask Themselves

These are the 11 questions potential college students should ask themselves before heading off — and what parents should consider, too.

How to Avoid the Scholarship Scams

There are people out there looking to take advantage of students searching for financial aid. Learn to manage your search and avoid scholarship scams.

Ready for What’s Next? A Guide for Parents of College-Bound Kids

College can be scary and confusing for both kids and parents. Here's a guide for parents on preparing their kids for what is yet to come.

How to Get the Most Out of High School Programs

Challenging high school courses can prove to universities that a student is committed to working hard. Here's some advice on getting the most out of high school classes.

How to Give Your Social Media a Clean Up

Colleges and universities look at students' digital presence, so it's important that future students give their social media a cleanup. Here's how.

College Dorm Checklist: The Dorm Room Essentials

Students living on the college campus have a lot to buy for school. Browse this dorm room checklist to help your child compile their college shopping list.

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 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.

Rolling with the Punches: Attending College During COVID

Learn about some trends in higher education and find out how students, staff and schools are rolling with the punches while navigating college during COVID.

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.

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.
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