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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
The Benefits of Amazon Student.
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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.
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, and Online Classes: The Basics.
Certificate programs are education's best kept secret.
Returning students are their own best advocates when
applying old college credits to new requirements. See
the Credits: How to ensure a trouble-free transfer.
You Consider an MBA?
Experts discuss the benefits and options.
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.
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.
for Writing Your College Admissions Essay.
Ace your essay with these tried and proven tips.
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
A lighter look at the adult student experience by cartoonist
to Expect When You Go Back to School.
Some things remain the same no matter what campus you
Praise of the Community College.
Community colleges have an especially high concentration of working adults.
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.