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Bestselling Guides for Adults Returning to College

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Scholarships for Re-entry Students: Grants and Retraining Assistance for Adults Returning to CollegeScholarships 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.

Traditional Degrees for Nontraditional StudentsTraditional 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're Too Old, Too Busy, Too Broke, Too Scared 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.

The Adult Student's GuideThe 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 the way.

CLEP Official Study GuideCLEP 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.

New BeginningsNew Beginnings : A Guide for Adult Learners and Returning Students.
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.

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