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Should Your College-Bound Student Submit an SAT Score, Even If It’s Not Required?

Just when you thought college admissions couldn't get more confusing, you have to decide to include test scores or not. Here's what to consider.
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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.

How to Find the Best Care for an Aging Loved One During COVID-19

Finding a stellar caregiver that you can depend is tough. Learn what questions to ask and qualities to look for in a potential caregiver or facility.

Grandma Knows Best? New Poll Finds Most Parents Don’t Think So

A new national poll from C.S. Mott Children's hospital found that relationships between parents and grandparents are strained.
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College Supply List for Commuting Students

Students commuting to college don't live on campus, but they still need a back-to-school college supply list. Find suggestions from pros on what you need to keep up with college demands.
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Plan Early and Include Family to Reduce Student Loan Debt for Your Child

Discover why opening a Michigan 529 when your child is young can help reduce debt in the long run.
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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.