We're adults. We think we've been around enough to know how to run our lives. And yet, balancing work, school, and what to make for dinner can put us over the edge some days.
The thing is, we get so used to running our lives the same way every day that we don't even know what we don't know. A small tip here and there can seem like a blinding flash of the obvious. How is it that we've never heard of it before now?!
We put all of our tips for adult students in one collection. Changing one small thing might just change your life. You never know.
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Whether it's finding the money or worrying about tests, going back to school can be stressful for adult students. These five tips can make life a bit easier.
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Worries about going back to school and fitting in are not all in your head, although some of them really are. Intuition is one of those little voices you should welcome and listen to, but fears are demons that can be banished from your head, and from your body. We've got 5 ways to overcome your fears about going back to school as an adult.
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Adult students returning to school can find fitting in stressful, maybe even a little intimidating. It doesn't have to be. Here are five tips for fitting in at school when you're a non-traditional student.
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You walk across campus and smile at the kids who, for the most part, could be your children, even your grandchildren. Heavy sigh. As much as you'd like to fit in, and you can!, wearing what they're wearing is not the way.
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Whether or not you're a cougar (an older woman who dates younger men), you don't want to look like one, do you? We've got five fashion tips for helping you to fit in a little better when you're the older student on campus.
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In their book, The Secrets of College Success, Lynn F. Jacobs and Jeremy S. Hyman share tips on how to be successful in school. We chose 8 of our favorites to share with you from "The 14 Habits of Top College Students."
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You've decided to go back to school. Dare to be the best student you can possibly be. Here are 10 ways to be a great student.
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Overwhelmed by homework? Learn to read faster! It's possible, and not at all difficult. We've got 10 easy ways to read faster when you study. Even if you use only a few of these ideas, you'll be reading faster and studying more effectively.
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If it has been decades since you cracked open a grammar book or written an essay, you might be nervous about returning to school. It's understandable, and it's the No. 1 fear I hear from adult students. We've got some ideas for how to brush up your writing skills before hitting the classroom. They're easy, and most are private.
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Are you procrastinating about going back to school because you think your writing isn't good enough. It's a common reason. Stop worrying and do something about it. Brush up your writing skills. We've got 10 ways to get you started.