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Adults Going Back to School

Contemplating College at Age 53

Dean Dauphinais | Posted 03.15.2015 | College
Dean Dauphinais

In a world where popular opinion says that a college degree is necessary in order to find a decent job and be successful, I've managed to meander my way through my work life without one.

Why One Woman Decided To Become A Doctor At Age 59

Posted 08.06.2014 | OWN

By Roxanna Font In 2000, Genevie Kocourek was shivering in a tent when she had an epiphany. Then an information technology director who led r...

When Does It Pay To Go Back to School In Midlife?

Posted 07.14.2013 | Fifty

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The Forgotten College Student

Quentin Wilson | Posted 06.03.2013 | College
Quentin Wilson

Who do you typically think about when you visualize someone going to college? Is he or she one of the more than three million high school students graduating each year?

Meeting the Money Challenges of Adult College Students

Mary Johnson | Posted 03.12.2013 | College
Mary Johnson

Are you a single parent, stay-at-home mom, or working adult who wants to return to school in hopes of securing a brighter financial future? The good news is that you're not alone.

Colorado Adults Head Back To School For Second Bachelor's

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Daniel Kiraly, 56, has dubbed himself a "re-freshman." Laid off from multiple engineering positions, the 1986 University of Colorado graduate has retu...