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for Re-entry Students: Grants and Retraining Assistance
for Adults Returning to College.
Although many adult
or "nontraditional" students hear about help to go back
to school, continue their education, or train for a
new career, they are often unaware where to find it
or what programs they may be eligible for. This special
report provides information on scholarships, grants,
and private organizations and associations that aid
adults returning to college. Sources of aid include
awards especially for re-entry students, women, single
parents, and adults re-entering the work force, including
money from federal, state, and private organizational
and academic programs. Available for immediate download.
Degrees for Nontraditional Students : How to Earn a
Top Diploma from America's Great Colleges at Any Age.
by Carole S. Fungaroli
The number of adults completing bachelor's degrees later
in life is at an all-time high. Many universities have
targeted this market with expensive, Internet-based
programs. In this essential guide, Carole S. Fungaroli
challenges the conventional wisdom that advocates distance
learning for adult students. She argues that adults
are best suited to a traditional college experience,
and she insists that even those with children, jobs,
and mortgages can earn a standard, four-year degree
on a great college campus.
How to Earn a College Degree: When You Think You are
Too Old, Too Busy, Too Broke, Too Scared.
By E. Faith Ivery, Ed.D
Third Edition. Paperback, 107 pp. $19.95. This popular
book is an educational planning guide for adult students
that helps them make choices regarding life direction
and save time and money in completing their degrees.
Chapters discuss goal setting, learning styles, selecting
a college, transfer credit and getting college credit
for what you already know. A distance learning directory
is included, as well as information on online learning,
telecourses, and "banking" college credit.
Adult Student's Guide, 2nd Edition.
by Leigh Grossman (Compiler), Lesley McBain (Compiler)
The only comprehensive guide for the nontraditional student-with
listings for more than 600 traditional adult bachelor's
degree programs. Going to college is a challenge...especially
when you've been out of the classroom for years, working
or raising a family. This is the essential resource for
returning students-with information on costs, admission
requirements, application procedures, financial aid, life-experience
credits, and much more. Also included are tips for balancing
studies with other obligations, and making your college
experience as successful as it can be. Whether you're
trying to revive a stalled career, make more money, pursue
a longtime dream, or just broaden your horizons, returning
to school is a step in the right direction-and the second
edition of this comprehensive handbook can guide you along
Official Study Guide, 16th Edition.
Earn college credit at over 2,900 participating colleges
and universities with the CLEP (College Level Examination
Program). Demonstrate college-level proficiency in over
34 subject areas in English, Business, the Natural and
Social Sciences, and the Humanities. The 2004 edition
provides full information on the computer-based CLEP
exams, with descriptions and examples of all thirty-four
exams, a tutorial CD-ROM, and plenty of test-taking
tips. More CLEP
Subject Study Guides. Find out more about the CLEP.
Beginnings : A Guide for Adult Learners and Returning
by Linda Simon
Specifically addressing adults by relating to and drawing
upon their life experiences, this friendly and supportive
guide to achieving college success helps adults assess
their own strengths as a learner, better manage their
time, hone good study skills, and write effective college
papers. Incorporating advice from adult learners and
advisors throughout, the book focuses on strategies
for reading different kinds of material, guides users
through the research process, and offers a step-by-step
approach to tackling the writing process.