Adult Education: Mid-Life University Students

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Does a Degree Guarantee a Job?

Going back to school doesn't necessarily guarantee that you'll get a great job, but it can make a difference. You can launch a new career, get a promotion in your current job, or increase your salary with a degree. University costs a lot. Is it worth it to go back to school in mid-life?

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Grown-up University

More and more adults are going back to school. It is not uncommon to see middle-aged or even elderly students scribbling away in the classroom while a professor lectures. Some say the middle-aged make the best students. Read up on our tips for a successful education, even after youth has faded.

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Balancing Work, School, and Life

As an middle-aged adult at university, you have to manage more things than the average student. You have a family to worry about. You may even try to keep working while you are in school. Finding a balance is tricky. Take the stress off with our proven suggestions.

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When Fatigue Sets In

No matter how hard you try to manage your busy life, you will face fatigue at some point. Even youthful students face burnout. Academic fatigue can easily be solved by shifting your focus to your energy rather than your time. Take care of your energy level and everything else will fall into place.

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