Never too late to learn: the adult student's guide to college

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Random House, Apr 18, 2000 - Education - 230 pages
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College is not just for kids anymore. Whether it is to remain competitive by completing long-delayed degrees or for simple self-improvement, adults are returning to college in droves. But going to college as an adult is much different and can be more complex than as a teenager. Never Too Late To Learn is the definitive guide for those returning to higher education. It advises the older student on all areas of this endeavor, including: Finding the right college and program based on one's specific needs Maximizing transfer credits and getting academic records in order Choosing a distance learning program, and other online opportunities Taking standardized tests such as the GED, SAT, ACT, and GRE Balancing college with a busy work and personal schedule Creatively financing a college education

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Contents

Preparing for College Admission at Midlife
11
College Accreditation and Degrees
33
Distance Learning Earning Your Degree
61
Copyright

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Vicky Phillips, a pioneer in the field of adult education and distance learning, has helped over 17,000 adult learners go back to college. She is also the founder and CEO of geteducated.com, an adult education consulting firm which helps companies and colleges develop services for online education. She is the co-author of The Princeton Review's Best Distance Learning Graduate Schools.

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