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Browse our directory of featured online degree programs. Online courses for personal and professional development are also available. To locate on-campus programs, see our Degree Programs directory.

General Information and Application
Going Back to College: Frequently Asked Questions.
You'd like to go back to college, but you have so many questions. We've addressed them here. Included is a special section on Getting Started.

The Benefits of Amazon Student.
The Amazon Student program was created exclusively for college students, offering many benefits, including the opportunity to win scholarships toward tuition and reduce textbook costs. It offers a six month free trial (with the option to cancel at any time at no cost), providing free two day shipping on most items, exclusive student giveaways, deals and promotions, and the ability to stream a large library of movies, TV shows, and music. The scholarship offers the chance at $5,000 each in scholarship money and $500 toward textbooks for 50 undergraduate students.

Ten Questions to Ask Before Choosing a University.
A host of resources are available.

Overcoming the Fear of Going Back to School.
Simple steps can alleviate concerns See also Returning to College: Confidence is Key.

Back to School: Standing in Line Again.
It had been 20 years since she had been on campus.

Should You Get Your Degree Through Distance Learning?
Find out if distance learning is right for you and how to select a distance program. See also The Online Learning Option, Online Degree Program Frequently Asked Questions, Online Education Gets Accolades, Tackling Online Degree Programs, How Do Employers View Online Degrees?, Online Learnings Many Options, 5 Questions to Ask About Online Courses, Strategies for Succeeding in an Online Program, and Online Classes: The Basics.

Certificate Programs.
Certificate programs are education's best kept secret.

Getting Full Credit.
Returning students are their own best advocates when applying old college credits to new requirements. See also Roll the Credits: How to ensure a trouble-free transfer.

Should You Consider an MBA?
Experts discuss the benefits and options.

Using Non-Degree Status to Test Grad School Waters. Enrollment as a non-degree student can be a win-win situation. See also Grad School or Bust.

Get Your Degree in Nursing Online.
Online programs make nursing a popular career choice for adult learners.

Technology Degrees for Older Students.
Three popular majors with career potential.

Tips for Writing Your College Admissions Essay.
Ace your essay with these tried and proven tips.

Going Back to College: Students Tell of Struggles, Success.
Personal essays reflecting on the experience of returning to school after many years absence.

Back to College: The Lighter Side.
A lighter look at the adult student experience by cartoonist Jerry King.

College Preparation
What to Expect When You Go Back to School.
Some things remain the same no matter what campus you attend.

In Praise of the Community College.
Community colleges have an especially high concentration of working adults.

College After Thirty.
If you're ready to change your career, enrich your mind, or even embark on a whole new life plan, maybe it's time to get back into the classroom.


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