Return to school as an adult

For those people returning to school this year, these tips can help them confront any uncertainty they may have about cracking the books after a long layoff. Valley News/Courtesy photo
TEMECULA – Education opens many doors. Sometimes life throws a person a curveball and education is put on the back burner. Even if school plans have been derailed for several years, people can explore how to return to school as an adult. Adult students are often described as nontraditional students, while traditional students are those who enroll in a college or university or go on to trade school immediately after graduating from high school. Nontraditional students are those who return to get their degrees as adult learners. According to a 2013 National Study of Prospective Adult Students by the higher education marketing group STAMATS, students over the age of 25 are the fastest-growing segment in higher education. For those people planning to return to school, these tips can he
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