Never Too Late to Learn: The Adult Student's Guide to College

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College is not just for kids anymore. Whether it is to remain competitive by completing long-delayed degrees or for simple self-improvement, adults are returning to college in droves. But going to college as an adult is much different and can be more complex than as a teenager. Never Too Late To Learn is the definitive guide for those returning to higher education. It advises...
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College is not just for kids anymore. Whether it is to remain competitive by completing long-delayed degrees or for simple self-improvement, adults are returning to college in droves. But going to college as an adult is much different and can be more complex than as a teenager. Never Too Late To Learn is the definitive guide for those returning to higher education. It advises the older student on all areas of this endeavor, including:

Finding the right college and program based on one's specific needs

Maximizing transfer credits and getting academic records in order

Choosing a distance learning program, and other online opportunities

Taking standardized tests such as the GED, SAT, ACT, and GRE

Balancing college with a busy work and personal schedule

Creatively financing a college education
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  • ISBN-13: 9780375754784
  • Publisher: Princeton Review, The
  • Publication date: 4/15/2000
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 6.04 (w) x 9.02 (h) x 0.61 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction

Chapter 1     Back in College at Midlife: Real Fears and Emerging Hopes
Chapter 2     Preparing for College Admission at Midlife
Chapter 3     College Accreditation and Degrees
Chapter 4     Distance Learning: Earning Your Degree Without Leaving Home
Chapter 5     Saving Time and Money: Maximizing Your Transfer Credits
Chapter 6     Earning Credit for Career and Life Experience
Chapter 7     Back in College: Real Life Strategies for Success
Chapter 8     The Personal Juggling Act: Time and Life Management Tips
Chapter 9     Money Matters: Financing Your College Education

Appendix
Glossary
Bibliography
About the Author

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