Archive for August, 2012
Friday, August 31st, 2012Maya Rodale is a writer based in New York City, and in a recent article in The Huffington Post, she gave her two cents on what it was like to go back to college for computer code writing.
Friday, August 31st, 2012Whether that was in high school or during your first semester of college, researchers at a California university recently discovered putting off sleep cancels out just about everything you could have learned by studying.
Thursday, August 30th, 2012With the fall semester right around the corner, some potential adult learners might be wary about making the leap and going back to college.
Wednesday, August 29th, 2012If you're ever trolled the jobs listings on Craigslist or a similar website, you may have noticed that a large chunk of positions are open in graphic design, especially for freelance work.
Tuesday, August 28th, 2012The dropout rate in the U.S. is in a state of crisis, especially among part-time learners, due to a number of contributing factors.
Tuesday, August 28th, 2012When parents decide to go back to college and earn an associate's or bachelor's degree, raising a family and going to school can be a delicate balancing act.
Monday, August 27th, 2012As more adult learners go back to college to change careers or simply get a postsecondary education, universities in New Jersey are beginning to offer more undergraduate degree programs geared specifically toward students over the age of 25.
Friday, August 24th, 2012Even if you're going back to college as an adult learner for fashion programs, that doesn't mean you won't learn more than how to create a chic and fabulous garment.
Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012The Broken Arrow Community Foundation in Oklahoma recently announced plans to pledge $10,000 in scholarships to adult learners going back to college.
Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012A university in Winthrop, South Carolina, is considering building an adult-learning community on the school's campus, which will only be available for students above the age of 55.
Tuesday, August 21st, 2012If you're going back to college for the first time since you were a teenager, your classroom etiquette might be a little rusty.
Tuesday, August 21st, 2012Just because you don't have the time to pursue a bachelor's degree as an adult doesn't mean that your career options are limited.
Monday, August 20th, 2012Higher education institutions in Massachusetts are creating new programs for adults looking to learn a new skill to move up in their current careers.
Friday, August 17th, 2012If you're thinking about joining the growing number of adults going back to college, there are some things you should consider before you take the plunge back into higher education.
Thursday, August 16th, 2012If you fall into the category of nontraditional students, you're probably not thinking about going back to college to relive your golden years - you want to move up in your career, get a better job or simply become the best you can be in your current position.
Thursday, August 16th, 2012When the recession hit the U.S. in 2007, millions of Americans were left unemployed and looking for a way to get rehired.
Wednesday, August 15th, 2012If you already have a full-time job, then you know how stressful the morning commute can be.
Wednesday, August 15th, 2012When you go back to college to enroll in computer or business programs, keep in mind that becoming a master of web-based tools might be the most important part of your professional resume.
Tuesday, August 14th, 2012Lula Scott Jones never used her age as an excuse to stop learning, and this past May managed to earn a bachelor's degree in Bible and pastoral ministry from an Alabama-based university.
Tuesday, August 14th, 2012At 37 years old, Black Eyed Peas frontman Will.i.am is going back to college to study code writing.
Tuesday, August 14th, 2012The medical industry is growing because fundamentally our nation’s population is aging, and this older generation requires more care. The Baby Boomer generation drives business, and since they are increasingly worried about their health and independence, they are visiting doctors more often in order to remain active. Longer term, the ramifications of health care reform [...]
Monday, August 13th, 2012As you walk through the aisles of Wal-Mart in search of school supplies for your son or daughter, consider this: Now is perhaps the perfect time for you to go back to college as an adult as well.
Monday, August 13th, 2012The majority of adult learners aren't your typical college students. Oftentimes they are juggling their professional lives with earning a degree, whether it be a master's in healthcare programs or business, and as such are unable to take courses during normal business hours.
Thursday, August 9th, 2012If you currently have a full-time job and are thinking about going back to college as an adult, chances are you want to get your degree as soon as possible.
Wednesday, August 8th, 2012Colleges and universities are introducing new curricula to reflect the changing times, from sociology courses on rap stars to social media classes outfitting adult learners with what has become a vital tool for employment.
Tuesday, August 7th, 2012If you've decided to put your career on hold to go back to college, chances are you still need to make some money to afford the daily cost of living.
Tuesday, August 7th, 2012An Iowa-based community college is holding an informative reception for adult learners going back to college for the first time in several years.
Monday, August 6th, 2012Before going back to college as an adult learner, you may want to ask yourself, "Why do I want to go to school?"
Monday, August 6th, 2012Going back to college presents many challenges, particularly for students juggling full-time jobs, and for those who have successfully chosen their major, the end is in sight.
Monday, August 6th, 2012After 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.
Friday, August 3rd, 2012Being stressed during college might be a no-brainer, what with studying for tests and doing homework between maintaining a full-time job and taking care of the family.
Thursday, August 2nd, 2012Like many other Olympic athletes before him, Adrian has juggled hours of training with coursework and with two accolades under his belt, 2012 is turning out to be quite a good year.
Wednesday, August 1st, 2012As a physical therapist, you'll have the opportunity to take care of patients intimately in a one-on-one setting, easing their pain and helping them regain the ability to walk or move.