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Bestselling Guides for Adults Returning to College
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You Can Do ItYou Can Do It!: The Merit Badge Handbook For Grown-up Girls.
by Lauren Catuzzi Grandcolas, Yvette Bozzini, and Julia Breckenreid
Author Lauren Catuzzi Grandcolas encourages women to embrace their aspirations and, in turn, build self esteem. A special chapter on going back to school gives advice for continuing your education to re-entry women.

It's Only Too Late if You Don't Start NowIt's Only Too Late If You Don't Start Now: How to Create Your Second Life at Any Age.
by Barbara Sher
Shattering the myth that turns midlife (or any age) into a crisis, this provocative guide is packed with sage advice. Readers gave it five stars: "Should be mandatory reading for anybody starting to waver at about 40." "An invaluable companion to the second half of your life." Barbara Sher's honest and down-to-earth style makes her easy-to-read and easy-to-understand. A more positive way to consider your life and everything in it.

Going Back to SchoolGoing Back to School: Survival Strategies for Adult Students.
by Frank Joe Bruno
In some ways, the adult returning to college will find the experience much easier than it would have been in his or her youth, to the extent that the "mature student" will wonder why everyone doesn't wait till adolescence is long gone before engaging with lectures and majors and essays and exams. But while the distractions of youth may be fewer, your certainty about the goal greater and pursuit of it more dedicated, there are complications to adult education, and every bit of preparation helps. This book is packed with advice and success strategies for the returning student, including how to strengthen study habits and prepare for exams, sharpen writing and public speaking skills, and juggle responsibilities of family, job, and school.

Never Too Late to LearnNever Too Late to Learn: An Adult Student's Guide to College.
By Vicky Phillips

Adults are returning to college in record numbers, and these changing demographics means college is not just for kids anymore. This popular guide advises older students on ow to find the right program, maximize transfer credits, creatively finance their educaton, locate distance learning opportunities, take standardized tests, and balance a busy schedule. The author is a pioneer in the field of adult education and distance learning and has helped over 17,000 adult learners go back to college.


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