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Scholarships for High School Students in Michigan

Looking for some free money to help pay for your child's college education? Here's a list of great scholarships for high school students in Michigan.

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 are Parent PLUS Loans for College and How do They Work?

If you didn't save enough money for your child's college education, you're far from alone. But there's a loan for that – and it's...

The Perils of Student Loan Debt: What You Need to Know

For many college students, student loan debt is a hard reality that can linger for years. Here's how to plan for, and manage, paying for higher education.

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.

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.

Getting Financial Aid for College with FAFSA

Learn the why students need to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, how to apply for FAFSA and why your role matters.

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.

Affording College Checklist for Students and Parents

The expenses can be big, but they're manageable with some planning and knowing your options. Explore this affording college checklist to get your bearings.

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.
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