Adult Learning Articles

My Transition from Soldier to Student: 5 Tips for Veterans in College

tips for veterans in college

Jim Hinton returned to college after nine years in the service of our country, and he shares his insights with others who would like to transition back to school after serving in the military.

5 Essential Productivity Tips for Adult E-learners

productivity tips for e-learners

Staying focused and productive as an e-learner is important to your success as an online student. Learn the tips and strategies that others are using to get the most out of your time online.

New Year, New Hobby! 10 Fun Online Courses for Hobby Lovers

online courses for hobbies

Give yourself the gift of education in 2015! Check out our list of 10 fun online courses for hobbyists to get your creative juices flowing, then resolve to schedule more online learning into your 2015 calendar!

7 Tips to Help Adult Learners Go Back to School

study tips for adult college students

Adult students have a lot to bring to the college experience. If the thought of going back to school gives you butterflies, build up your confidence with these great study tips, online practice resources, and advice from one who’s been there.

Close the Skills Gap with Skills Not Degrees

close the skills gap

Colleges teach students to learn how to learn, but employers want graduates to have real-time skills to bring into the workforce. What options do you have if you want to get hired today, and what will the future bring?

12 College Scholarships for Adult Learners

scholarships for adult learners

Adults are returning to college to advance their careers, and even to earn their first degrees! With 40-plus students making up the fastest-growing population of college students today, more programs are focusing on providing college scholarships to adult students.

5 Benefits of Earning an Accounting Certificate in Midlife

accounting certificate

Earning a graduate certificate in accounting can help you to change careers or start a new one of your own. Consider the many possibilities this educational credential can provide!

5 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me before My Nest Was Empty

empty nest

Something big shifts when your children leave home. Here’s what one woman wishes she had known before her empty nest hit head on and why she took time to figure out her new way forward.

Looking for Retirement Jobs?

What are the best types of retirement jobs? In this exclusive interview, the CEO of Retirement Jobs shares expert career advice for midlife job seekers.

In-Demand Career: Health Information Management


Health information management is a new field, brought on by technological advancements in health care. Find out how to land a career in this growing field!

How to Avoid the Summer Brain Drain: Video

Summer Brain Brain

Dean Tsouvalas explores strategies to avoid summer brain drain.

This Woman’s Encore Career Is a Labor of Love

career change spotlight

Embarking on an encore career means marrying your experience with what you love to do. This midlife executive found passion and purpose as a business coach.