Don’t be afraid to switch majors
Choosing to go back to college as an adult is one of the most important decisions you can make.
Balance life, work and college with online degree programs
Millions of adult learners have family and employment responsibilities that make attending a traditional campus-based degree program impossible.
It’s never too late to go back to college as an adult
Although the number of nontraditional students enrolling in college programs across the country has increased substantially in recent years, some people think they have missed the opportunity to go back to college.
GMAT more popular than ever, says report
Considering going back to college as an adult?
Give yourself an edge with a professional social media presence
If you're thinking of going back to college as an adult, you've already got an advantage over many of the students in your class.
How To Tell If You’re Clueless About a Potential Job
By Lori Johnston You’ve created the cover letter, polished up your resume, and hit “send” on the application, but stop and think for a second: Do you really know about the job you just applied for or are you—let’s face it—clueless? You may be thinking, “Yes, it’s a job and I need one,” but approaching [...]
US DOE releases blueprint to help adult learners go back to college
Although typical students get the lion's share of the headlines when it comes to speculation on the future of the economy, if you're considering going back to college as an adult, you've got just as important a part to play.
Study finds adult brains are ready for college
A new study by the National Institute of Mental Health recently discovered that because adult brains are more developed than younger ones, they are better suited for receiving a college education.
Pennsylvania education system announces new adult learners program for veterans
The Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) recently announced a new program geared toward veterans who want to use their military experience to receive college credit.
Teen moms get second chance at education thanks to nonprofit
Life can toss some unexpected curveballs at you from time to time.
Veteran goes back to school to launch music composition career
After being deployed to Iraq and spending years tracking down some of the nation's most dangerous criminals, Minnesota's Harry Shaffer left the U.S. Army in April 2008.
Lights, camera, action: One woman’s journey to higher education
When Washington, D.C.'s Mary Ratliff completed her undergraduate studies in 2002, she left with a degree in film, a minor in art history and the desire to contribute to the film industry.