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Choosing a College

In the process of choosing a college? Whether you’re considering a school in Michigan or elsewhere, this page is packed with post-secondary tips and advice for students and parents living in metro Detroit, Ann Arbor and elsewhere in southeast Michigan.

A Parent’s Guide to Preparing for College

7 ways you can ready your child for post-high school education.

Research, Partnerships and Internships

Central Michigan University students graduate career-ready.

What Are the Highest Paying College Majors of 2019?

A career in one of these fields could mean financial security for your young adult. Check out the highest paying college majors as of 2019.
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College Visit Tips to Make the Most of Campus Tours

Getting a real-life taste of a campus is a key part of picking a college. To help, a metro Detroit college admissions expert offers her top college visit tips.
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Concordia University Now Has a Child Life Specialist Degree

A private university in Ann Arbor is expanding its offerings for students interested in a kid-focused career by launching a child life specialist degree.
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How to Make a College List: Tips for High School Students

There are so many postsecondary options. Discover how to make a college list of contenders with advice from Michigan college counselor Eva McGregor Dodds.
Metro Detroit National College Fair

Tips for Students Attending the Metro Detroit National College Fair

Get the scoop on the Metro Detroit National College Fair – in Novi April 24, 2019 – from the Michigan Association for College Admission Counseling's president.
Big college vs. small college

Big College Vs. Small College: How to Choose the Right One

It's an important call. The big college vs. small college choice changes a student's entire education experience. Here's what to factor into the decision.
Majors at Michigan colleges

Top Programs and Majors at Michigan Colleges

Whether it's a community college, public university or private college, discover top majors at Michigan colleges and programs to plot out a future career.
Workplace of the future

The Workplace of the Future: Getting to a Great Career

Our world is changing constantly, thanks to the rapid pace of innovation. Technology impacts everything from the way we order lunch to the way we conduct business, and it'll affect the workplace of the...
Online resources for college-bound students

Online Resources for College-Bound Students

Heading into the college application process? Online help abounds. Discover some of the top online resources for college-bound students in Michigan and beyond.
Post-secondary options

Your Student’s Post-Secondary Options in Education

After high school, teens have a variety of post-secondary options. Learn about four-and two-year degrees, plus trade schools and certification programs.