While adult students must overcome a vast array of hurdles in pursuing higher education, three of the most significant are cost, access and balancing their many commitments. Choosing to return to school can be a life-changing decision, whether it’s been one year since you graduated or a decade. Sep 06, 2016 · While thinking about going back to college as an adult may have you feeling that you are embarking into uncharted territory, that's not the case. You are joining legions of other students who have gone back to school later in life. But before you go back, here are 10 important things you need to know: 1 - You are not the only one.
Adult students have been a growing presence on college campuses during recent decades and there are numerous indicators that these students, often referred to as “nontraditional,” constitute a significant proportion of the undergraduate student body. Controversies Surrounding Developmental Education in the Community College. ERIC Digest. The literacy rates of high school graduates began to deteriorate in the mid-1960's, resulting in the matriculation of a large proportion of community college students with inadequate basic skills.Cited by: 2.
Jul 08, 2018 · Convenience/laziness — College students are convenient to these kinds of psychology researchers, who usually are employed by universities. It takes Author: John M. Grohol, Psy.D. Regis educates about 15,000 students. The adult education at Regis is delivered in accelerated 5 and 8-week terms that start six times a year. Their College of Professional Studies helps adult learners find the right degree, learning format (online, on campus, directed learning, or a combination) and time frame.