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Should I Go Back to School? 5 Things For Adults to Consider

Are you thinking about going back to school, but aren’t sure you have the time? Worried you’ll be the oldest in your class or won’t be able to keep up? Going back to school raises a lot of questions for many adults. These concerns are especially common for working professionals who will have to balance their career, personal life and education.

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5 Ways Nontraditional Students Are Influencing Higher Education

We’ve all experienced it – new and advancing technologies, worldwide events reshaping society, the impact of social media platforms – the list goes on. Our communities are continuously evolving and adapting to new “normals.” How we live, work and learn is changing at a rapid rate, and as society continues to shift, the education system must follow.

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Best Degrees for Older Adults Looking to Make Their Next Career Move

Are you a mid-career professional who is thinking about going back to school? You aren’t the only one. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, the number of people 35 and older who enroll in college will grow 20% by 2025. This outpaces the expected 13% increase in the number of 18-24 year olds enrolling during the same time period.

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How Does Online College Work?

The desire for more affordable, accessible and flexible education has spurred immense growth in online education. 

According to Forbes, the global online learning industry is growing by millions of students each year and the industry is expected to grow to $331 billion by 2025. On the other hand, according to EMSI labor analytics, traditional on-campus degree completions are in decline—experiencing a 4% decrease from 2012–2018. 
 

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Are Online Degrees Worth It?

Online degree programs aren’t just popular—they’re becoming a norm in higher education. For many colleges and universities, the demand for more accessible, flexible and affordable education has them turning to online learning.

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