Many adults regret walking away from their potential degree when they were younger, whether they chose to join the workforce early, or if college just wasn’t right for them at the time. These adults are on the cusp of making the leap into higher education, but they’re understandably nervous – when juggling work and family obligations, adding another commitment can be daunting.
Fortunately, adults returning to college are in an excellent position. They have some work experience, which might translate into college credit. And they know what it takes to balance their life, manage their time and buckle down to get it all done. This guide takes a look at what adults returning to college can expect and why it’s a great idea to make the leap.