Back in School: A Guide for Adult Learners by Charles J. Shields
In order to be successful in any career in today's work world, further education is not just a plus - it's essential. Recognizing this fact of life, adults are returning to the classroom in droves. In fact, a near majority of today's college students are older than 25. The adult student juggles job, family, kids, financial commitments and challenges the likes of which traditional college students can't yet imageine.
What's an adult student got to do in order to make the most of his or her education - while still managing family, work and money issues? How is a single mom going to fit in study time between work hours and feeding dinner to the kids? How can a parent find the finances to pay for his tuition - while still paying off his children's educations? With so many issues to deal with, you practically need to take a course in "Going Back to School."