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CHALLENGE YOURSELF

You need to challenge yourself to get ready for your return to college!

Facts for your consideration!

  • Adult students returning to college are the fastest growing educational group and steadily increasing
  • Reasons for returning students:
    • Pursue a new career
    • Start a new business
    • Make more money
    • Realize a lifelong dream
  • The more education the higher the salary and the better the career opportunities
  • Those with only a high school diploma are twice as likely to be unemployed as those with a bachelor’s degree
  • Statistics project that 75 percent of future positions are expected to require at least some type of certification or license, and professions that require a bachelor’s degree are projected to grow nearly twice as fast as the national average, making a college degree a good investment.
  • About 62 percent of full-time students receive grant aid.
    • You can still work and go to college at the same time, both full and part time students can be eligible for financial aid
    • Always apply for financial aid (www.fafsa.gov), even if you don’t think you qualify
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