Lifelong Learning Articles

11 Questions About Returning to College as a Non-Traditional Student ANSWERED!

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If the college admission process has you stressed as an adult returning to school, you are not alone. More non-traditional students are attending college than ever before, and their most common admissions questions are answered here.

Thanksgiving Break- When College Kids Come Home

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When college students return home for their first holiday visit, they may be ready to test their new-found independence while their parents are ready to fall back on familiar relationships. Learn a few simple strategies to bring both sides together while strengthening family bonds.

10 In-Demand Jobs in Health Care

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Check out these in-demand jobs in health care – from nursing to informatics – in fields that are predicted to grow through 2020.

5 New edX Courses Starting in November 2014

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EdX is a provider of massive open online courses from top colleges around the world. Here’s a look at some of their newest offerings in a variety of subjects.

Find the Best Resources to Learn Languages Online!

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Learning foreign languages is easier when you know the best strategies to make you more fluent. Get ready to bookmark these resources and voilà—you’ll be on your way!

It’s Never too Late: Online Education and Non-Traditional Students

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Non-traditional students now make up the bulk of college degree-seekers. By including online learning in college degree programs, these students can ease the challenges of going back to school at any stage of lifes.

50 Percent Tuition Grant for Boomers: Deadline November 5th!

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To help Boomers with the training they need to start second careers or finish degrees they once started, Kaplan University is offering a 50 percent tuition reduction to the first 50 eligible students! The Deadline to apply is November 5, 2014.

11 Online Courses for History Lovers and Others

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History is a lens through which to study the world and with this list of online history courses from several different providers, it is also a grreat lens through which to study LearningAdvisor. To check out our online learning opportunities, start with these and visit our website for thousands more free and low-cost online courses as well as degrees and professional certificates!

4 Reasons Coding Bootcamps Make Better Entrepreneurs

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Coding bootcamps offer crash courses in computer programming skills to anyone willing to work hard and commit to an intensive training experience with like-minded students from all ages and backgrounds.

‘Open College’ Offers Affordable Adult Degree

Open College at Kaplan University

If you are an adult learner with some college credit, but no degree, Kaplan University’s innovative new Open College will help you earn a Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies by combining prior credit with Kaplan courses and free open online resources!

5 Tips to Finding the Best Online Learning Opportunity

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Online learning is a disruptive force that’s changing the way people access learning opportunities in higher education and elsewhere. A new study proving the effectiveness of online learning will soon bring even more opportunities into the marketplace.

8 Ways to Stay Organized as an Online Student

8 ways to stay organized as an online student

If you’re earning your college degree as an online student, one of the most challenging aspects is staying organized. These 8 tips will keep you on track.