Do You Have the Time to Go Back to College?

A college degree remains one of the most valuable investments, boasting an incredibly high return on investment. Bachelor’s degree holders in 2019 had median weekly earnings of $1,248 compared to $746 for those with just a high school diploma and $833 for those with some college experience. In just a few years, and sometimes a lot less if you choose the right school and the right degree, your total earnings will greatly exceed the average cost of a degree

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Infographic: Time Management Tips for Adult Students

Today, college is no longer just for people fresh out of high school. In fact, more than a third of today’s college students are over the age of 25. One in five college students is a parent. Fifty-nine percent of nontraditional students hold down full-time jobs while going to school. 

Adult learners juggle many responsibilities, leading to limited time for school. Perhaps that’s why just 48.9 percent of older students graduate within six years at four-year colleges.

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5 Ways to Make the Most of Fall Back

As the days get shorter, leaves change, and the temperature cools, the time for “fall back” gets closer. Now with phones and computers set to automatically update, we don’t think about the time change as much, but perhaps we should spend more time preparing for the time change.

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