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Old 11-16-2012, 09:52 AM
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Michigan has some very good private colleges as well as our state universities.

Calvin College, in GR; Hope College in Holland; Kalamazoo College in Kalamazoo....

There are a lot of options in Michigan to get a good education.

It's really not hard to find a great college/university - the real question is can you afford the tuition.

Kettering University is one of the best places for anyone interested in engineering/IT. A lot of their grads end up working at Ford, Chrysler or GM. Also, Michigan Tech is geared towards the sciences.
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Old 11-17-2012, 01:52 PM
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Michigan is great for higher education -- lots of choices. All within the state too.
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Old 11-18-2012, 06:51 AM
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Your child will not have to leave the state to get a great education after high school. The previous posters seemed to have covered the options. Michigan has small private schools, the 2 "big" schools and lots of state (affordable) universities from which to choose. For engineering, there's Kettering~which places students all over the US in highly specialized technical fields. There are many sub categories of IT~Computers that can be studied right here in state.
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Old 11-23-2012, 12:38 PM
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I am just loosing my sleep over the move!!!!!!!! I am afraid to do harm to my kid. But CA became so alien to me, so different in philosophy, understanding and many other things. I want to have water and nature, fewer people. Are people friendly to newcomers? We are very friendly family and love biking and boating, gardening and visitors for pancakes
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