Not Alone: More Adults Going Back to School

If you are an adult student considering going back to school, you may have some uncertainties about who your future classmates might be, and wondering if you might be the oldest student in the room. But don’t worry. In recent years, the percentage increase of adult students 25 years and over entering college is growing. Adult students are also coming to class more prepared and bringing their added life skills and experience to their studies. Below is an infographic to help you transition into a college environment and provide some tips and advice for advancing in your college career.


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