adult learner

There’s an old adage that says, “Some things seem impossible until they’re done.” At one time or another, this adage holds true for all of us. Perhaps your “impossible” has been traveling to far away places, starting a family, owning a vacation home or rising to a senior level within your organization. One of the […]

If you feel stuck in your career, graduate school may be a strategic move to advance your career prospects. In many high-earning professions, the degree is table stakes for earning certain titles and positions. In other fields, the degree is not mandatory, but it has serious potential to increase your earning power. The degree can […]

Wondering how long an MBA program will take to complete? You may read articles that promise 12 or 14 month programs. In reality, the timeline is a lot more complicated than that. What you really need to know is how long the whole process will take from start to finish—from when you start researching possible […]

Making a choice between two similar but different things can be a challenge. Oh, sure, some things don’t fall under the “do-or-die” category of decision making. With some things, there simply is no wrong choice. Take a sports car versus an SUV, for example. Either is a great choice, depending on your budget, your lifestyle […]

Choice. We all love it. We all hate it. We love choice for the possibilities it opens. We adore the accompanying feelings of excitement, control and empowerment. On the other hand, we also hate choice. We hate it for the confusion it can bring, and we despise feeling taxed, overwhelmed or mired. Yet choice is […]

Can the process of choosing a college degree program be likened to following a recipe in the kitchen? Well, consider a simple recipe: a list of ingredients + assembly instructions = finished dish. If it were that simple, however, everyone would be a great cook. And, as you know from your last potluck (or, ahem, […]

“The whole is greater than the sum of its parts.” That’s what Aristotle said, and what rings true more often than not—especially when it comes to something like a college degree. It’s no small task to earn a college degree. So if you’re going after yours, it means that you want something. And what you […]

Go ahead—study what you want. The latest statistics from the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook show ample career opportunities for those who’ve earned an undergraduate degree. To really be in demand and garner some of the best available salaries, choose a quality university with relevant curriculum and pursue a bachelor’s degree […]

You’re not a kid anymore. And, truthfully, aren’t you glad? Besides the obvious perks of adulthood such as making your own decisions, being an adult affords you something special in the college classroom: autonomy. Studies show that as an adult student, you possess a greater sense of maturity along with your life experiences, making you […]