Back to School for Grownups: Your Guide to Making Sound Decisions: (And How to Not Get Run Over by the School Bus)

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Back to School for Grownups is a practical guide for adults contemplating a return to the classroom. Based on the real-world experience of travelers who have successfully taken this journey, Back to School for Grownups tackles tough questions such as "Am I too old?" "What about the money?" "Am I capable?" and "Is it worth it?" You'll learn how higher education professionals define adult learner success. And you'll meet grownups who successfully made the journey back to school. Whether you are considering a certificate program, a PhD, or are completely unsure which road to take, this book includes the tools you need to make a good decision at each step of the way.

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Back to School for Grownups was established in 2009 by Laura H. Gilbert, PhD. The book, website and materials are based on her own back-to-school experience and many years helping others do the same. Laura's passion for adult learners began when she returned to school as a single mother of four and was inspired by the life stories and perseverance of her peers. Today, having completed four back-to-school journeys, Laura shares her energy and insight about the adult learner experience as a university instructor, consultant, speaker and coach.

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