Adult Learning in College

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  • Going Back to School as an Adult: Make Your Experience a Success!

    When thinking about choosing a college, most people think about a High School Junior or Senior, or a recent High School Graduate. However, many students are above average when it comes to age and their circumstances are completely different.
    By Amanda Trosen June 30, 2014 

  • How a Degree Completion Program Can Help You

    Are you thinking about returning to school to complete a degree? As a working adult, this poses many challenges. A degree completion program allows you to get on track and complete your degree despite obstacles such as work and family commitments...
    By Ivy N. McQuain MBA August 5, 2013 

  • Scholarships & Grants for Widowed Women

    There are many grants and scholarships available to families of decease or disabled veterans. In addition, there are scholarships available specifically for women heading to college at an nontraditional age. Begin your search here.
    By ciel s cantoria August 21, 2011 


  • Scholarships for Seniors Heading Back to College

    Are you searching for retraining grants and scholarships for retirees and the elderly? This financial aid is granted under the state’s federal fund of block grants and may not always be available in light of other community needs, but is something...
    By ciel s cantoria August 11, 2011 

  • College Assistance for the Over 50 Crowd

    While it can be intimidating to be the oldest student in the lecture hall that is the least of your worries -- there are financial, academic and social challenges of college when you are 50 plus. You need some strategies to help a mature student like...
    By Winston Smith July 11, 2011 

  • Developing a Portfolio for Adult Students

    Adult students in college programs could be required to complete a portfolio showcasing what they have learned.
    By KAFrancis June 29, 2011 


  • Motivation for Returning to College

    What is the motivation for adult learners returning to higher education after being out of school and in the workforce for a period of time? Not everyone decides to go back to school for the same reasons. Find out more about the reasons that adult...
    By Mary White June 28, 2011 

  • Grant in Health Care for Women Going Back to School

    Federal agencies, individual institutions, and philanthropic foundations have all been known to grant women back to school health care funding. Knowing what funding is available, who is eligible, and where to find it are essential first steps to making...
    By Beth Janicek June 27, 2011 

  • Available College Scholarships for Working Adults

    This is for all those who want to continue their tryst with education even after years of leaving their school or college. Come and learn how you can manage your expenses and achieve your dream as well.
    By Jassi June 27, 2011 

  • Coping with an Adult Learning Disability

    What is the key for coping with an adult learning disability? There are laws to help you if you want to attend college. You also can be an effective advocate for yourself.
    By Mike White May 24, 2011 
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