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Adult Education

How to Excel as a Student with a Full-Time Job

You’re chasing your dream of getting a college education, but you’re also working a full-time job. You know it won’t be easy, but you’re willing to put in the time and energy to make your career and education work.
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Adult Education

9 Helpful Study Tips for Adult Learners

Preparing for exams may leave you flustered, especially if it’s been a decade (or more) since you’ve been in the classroom. Here are nine ways to study for (and ace!) your next exam.
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Adult Education

How Adult Students Can Achieve Work-Life Balance

You made the decision to get the degree, and now juggling all your responsibilities has you toeing the line between treading water and drowning. Even with less time, self-care and balance are more important than ever. Here are fifteen ways you can better balance work, school, and life.
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Adult Education

How One Mother Balanced School and Family

Parenting is no easy feat. Going back to college with a family to care for can seem impossible, but the truth is: it’s more achievable than ever.
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Graduate Degrees

How to Decide if a Private University is Right for You

When deciding where to attend college, choosing a public or private university can make a difference. Here are a few ways private universities compare to their public counterparts.
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Online Degree Programs

5 Things Your Educational Leadership Program Needs to Offer

If you’re looking to become a school administrator, getting the best education you can is paramount to serving your school well. So how do you decide which school is the right fit for you? Here are a few tips:
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Adult Education

How to Get Back Into School as an Empty-Nester

An empty room used to mean room for a child, but now it signifies a new stage in life. The empty next. Suddenly, your days that used to be filled with carpools and sack lunches are left vacant, with the time that could be used for anything. As Ginny Brzezinski put it, empty nesters need to “find me again.”
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Adult Education

4 Essential Self-Care Tips for Parents Going Back to College

Your kid just dropped her peanut butter waffle on the rug, the other is missing a left shoe, you have two homework assignments due, and you just want a nap! Or a bubble bath! Or both. (Just not at the same time.)
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Adult Education

Parents: What to do Before Enrolling in College

Going back to school as a parent can be an overwhelming experience. Here are four steps you can take to make the transition into your educational journey as smooth as possible.
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