Back To College Articles

Adult Learners face unique challenges when considering going back to school for a degree. Often times families, jobs, finances, or other time constraints give you a lot to think about. However, more and more adults are making the decision to go back to school, in order to get into a new career and finally get into the line of work you've been dreaming of!

In this section of BackToLearn.com, you'll find helpful back to school articles to give you tips or encouragement when making YOUR decision to go back to college.

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Finding scholarships as an adult learner

Sometimes finding scholarships for non-traditional students can be a challenge, but there are ways to find scholarships suited to you

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You don't have to get it right the first time

Switching majors or transferring is a normal part of the college experience.

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Managing a career and school at the same time

Going back to school doesn't have to hinder your career — in fact, it's a great way to enhance it

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How to afford going back to school

Consider scholarships, work study programs, tuition assistance and loans to help you afford your degree

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Why you should go back to college

Making the decision to go back to school is a very personal choice, but one that most likely will pay off in a big way

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Study tips for the busy adult learner

Finding time to study can be difficult on your busy schedule, but it can be done!

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How to make sure a college is accredited

When deciding on a school, make sure the college you choose is accredited for your desired career path

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Gearing up for an online college

Going to school online is a convenient option for many learners but make sure you have everything you need to be successful

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Finding scholarships as an adult learner

Sometimes finding scholarships for non-traditional students can be a challenge, but there are ways to find scholarships suited to you

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How to balance work, life and school

Adult learners have a lot going on in their lives. Here are a few ways to help balance it all

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How to save money as an adult learner

Going back to school is costly but there are simple ways that you can save money along the way

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Adult learners are more consistent in their learning performance

It's not true that younger students learn better! In fact, older students are even more consistent than their younger peers

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How an adult learner can make friends in college

Just because you're an adult learner doesn't mean you can't meet new people

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Get your college supplies without breaking the bank

The supplies you need to get ready for your journey back to school

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To earn better grades, exercise may be the key

You understand exercise is important for good health. But what if it can also help your grades in the process?

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