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Editor's Picks: Bestselling
Books and Guides
Adult Student's Guide, 2nd Edition by Leigh Grossman
(Compiler), Lesley McBain (Compiler).
The only comprehensive guide for the nontraditional
student-with listings for more than 600 traditional
adult bachelor's degree programs. Includes information
on costs, admission requirements, application procedures,
financial aid, life-experience credits, and much more.
Also included are tips for balancing studies with other
obligations, and making your college experience as successful
as it can be.
Degrees for Nontraditional Students: How to Earn a Top
Diploma from America's Great Colleges at Any Age by
Carole S. Fungaroli.
In this essential guide, Carole S. Fungaroli challenges
the conventional wisdom that advocates distance learning
for adult students. She argues that adults are best
suited to a traditional college experience, and she
insists that even those with children, jobs, and mortgages
can earn a standard, four-year degree on a great college
Guide To College Degrees By Mail & Internet by John
and Mariah Bear.
Far and away the most successful book of its kind, this
unparalleled in its useful tips, friendly tone, and
on getting a degree on the Internet or through correspondence.
The book lists the top 100 accredited programs available,
including full contact information and a detailed personal
evaluation of the school and its programs.
It’s Never Too Late To Graduate. Need some inspiration to go back to school? This is a compilation of 18 interviews from students who returned to school to seek their dreams after the age of 27 all the way to 90. Their stories are different, but all discovered surprises along the way. Like many, some had to put school on the back burner while life got in the way, while others attained a degree, but wanted to advance in their position. The author went back to school herself at age 42, received a B.A. in Anthropology at age 53, then a Master’s in Heritage Preservation at age 55.
Guides for Adults Returning to College.