So, you’ve decided to return to school. Maybe the kids are grown, perhaps your were downsized from your last career, or maybe you are just feeling stagnant. What ever the reason, the first step is making the decision.Following are a few helpful tips to get your through it and help you focus and succeed.
If you are returning to college after many years away, you’ll notice that the fees have gone up. You can get student loans to help you out if you need. As a mature student there are scholarships and bursaries available, in many different categories. Some for grades, single moms or other grants that have been privately funded. Keep in mind as well, books are a big expense, but you don’t always have to buy them new. You can find them used, or even borrow from the school or public library. This will cut down on your costs a great deal. You can even find passages or relatable information online.