Mature Students and Financial Aid For mature students who are making the decision to return to school, or for those deciding to enroll for the very first time, the prospect can seem daunting. Attending school often necessitates a change of lifestyle and can sometimes incur quite a bit of debt during the course of obtaining a degree. Fortunately, there are financial aid programs, grants and scholarships that are geared specifically for the "non-traditional" student. These programs exist to encourage and assist students who are beyond the age of traditional college attendance.
Effective Learning Strategies Effective learning strategies increase a student's retention and the time it takes to learn new material. This site provides a cornocopia of learning strategy ideas.
Financial Aid for the Nontraditional Student Many nontraditional students find paying for college a challenge. This site provides essential information and suggests options.
Information All Students Need Basic information that will help nontraditional learners in almost all their classes.
College--Not Just for Kids, Anymore! Information on what you will need when you apply for college admission.
Generational Learning Differences Different generations learn differently, primarily due to the way they were raised and the technology they were exposed to as children.
Imposter Syndrome Nontraditional learners sometimes are plagued by the imposter syndrome, a feeling that they are not quite good enough, or do not quite believe that they deserve the successes that hard work brings them in their careers or educational endeavors. To find out if you are suffering from imposter syndrome, take this imposter syndrome quiz
Tips for Older Students: Going Back to School A list of ways to help you manage the anxiety of going back to school.
Study Groups For Non-Traditional College Students A study group for a college class is very useful for many reasons. A study group can help you get a much better grade.
I Can't Keep Up: What Do I Do? Untraditional and nontraditional students occasionally have trouble keeping up in class. This can be for a variety of reasons.
Video Links of Interest The Video Links page has links to online videos that teach you basic concepts in using your Windows computer.
Windows 7 Video Tutorials Just purchased a new Windows 7 computer and need help learning how to use it? These videos will help get you familiar with the Windows 7 interface and tools.
For more articles of interest to non-traditional and college students, visit Online Education Articles.