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Saving for College During the Pandemic

Attending college might look different moving forward, but the way students prepare to save for tuition is still just as important as ever.
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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.
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Entire Detroit Volleyball Team Scores College Scholarships

All nine of the 2020 high school graduates on Club Xtreme Volleyball Team have secured athletic scholarships thanks to nonprofit organization, New Level.

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.

Class of 2020 High School Grads Gallery

Metro Parent, MESP and MET are celebrating southeast Michigan's Class of 2020 high school grads with our photo gallery. Add your child's photo and a special message!
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Building the Grandparent and Grandkid Connection from Afar

Here are tips to bridge the gap between your children and their grandma and grandpa, especially if you live far away from each other.

Building the Grandparent and Grandkid Connection from Afar

Here are tips to bridge the gap between your children and their grandma and grandpa, especially if you live far away from each other.

Grocery Shopping Coronavirus: Hours for Pregnant Women and the Elderly

Grocery shopping during coronavirus is especially risky for those who are elderly, pregnant or high-risk, so many grocery stores have adopted special hours for them.
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Protecting The Elderly From COVID

Everyone is at risk of contracting coronavirus, but seniors are especially vulnerable. Here, we offer a rundown on protecting the elderly from COVID.
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Top Alternative Skills Colleges Want in 2020

Test scores aren't the only thing colleges look for in potential students. Learn what alternative skills colleges want and how to give your student an edge.

Programs and Services for Seniors in Macomb County

The director and program manager of the Macomb County Office of Senior Services share insight on resources for seniors and caregivers in Macomb County.
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Gray Divorce Rate for Couples 50 and Older Doubles in the Last Three Decades

As the national divorce rate declines, gray divorce rates – that's divorce among couples 50 and older – have increased twofold since the 1990s.