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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!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Depression Rates on the Rise Among College Kids

A new study says that more college-aged kids are struggling with depression. Find out why and get telltale signs that your teen could be suffering.

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.

The Connection Between Career Success and a Lawrence Tech Education

Graduates from this small, private university are known for career readiness. Here's why.

Top Party Schools in Michigan Don’t Crack Nation’s Top 20

Michigan colleges aren't the 'party' schools you think they are – or at least a Princeton Review study says so. Which comes as a slight relief to parents.

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.
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Family Fun Things to Do This Weekend in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Looking for some family fun? Check out our list of events and other things to do this weekend.

Family Fun Things to Do At Home This Weekend in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Looking for some family fun virtual things to do while you're staying safely at home with your family? Check out our list of fun online virtual events happening this weekend — and any time!

10 Examples of Patriotism That Parents Should Teach Their Kids

What should American children know about our country, and how can parents instill patriotism for kids at their home? Teachers share these 10 examples of patriotism.

Cedar Point Hours, Ticket Cost, Rides and More

America’s Rockin’ Roller Coast is set to open on May 14, 2021. Here’s everything you need to know about making your yearly trip with the kids.

Toddler Getting Out of Bed Repeatedly? Here’s How to Stop It

Get some much-needed rest with these expert tips.
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