If you’ve been out of the education game for a while, going back to school as an adult can be a hard sell. Maybe you’ve heard that the learning experience is amazing, but you can’t imagine taking time out of your already busy schedule to pursue a degree. Or perhaps you’re doing just fine with the job you have and you don’t want to rock the boat. But the latest statistics on the financial benefits of higher education might change your mind.
When you go back to school as an adult, the type of student you are today may be much different than how you were in your 20s. With online learning, the type of courses and instruction also is changing.
Are you worried about paying for college? Coming up with the cash to pay for attend college can be overwhelming, but here are some key ways for you to find some funding and save for your future education. If you’re making New Year’s resolutions, consider adding one or more of these to your list — we’ll be cheering you on!
At some point before the end of the year, let’s take a breath and reflect on what you want to accomplish come 2013. If you haven’t yet earned your bachelor’s degree, this could be your year to return to college, and bachelor’s degree completion programs could provide valuable assistance.