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Back to School Tips for Adult Students

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Going back to school at 30, 40 or older? Whether you want to change careers, finish your degree or for personal development, you’ll set yourself up for success by following these adult back to school tips shared by Mario Armstrong. Detailed Transcripts http://static1.st8fm.com/accessible-transcripts/BacktoSchoolTipsforAdultStudents.txt 1. Get organized: Create a well-lit study area that will serve as your learning sanctuary where you can get work done. 2. Define your time management plan & stick to the routine: For young and adult learners alike, it’s critical to have designated time dedicated to your studies. This is especially difficult when balancing the priorities of your work and home life. 3. Form a study group: this will help you get in the back-to-school swing and create a supportive community with your fellow students. Don’t let your age define you! Your life experience is an asset to your Personal Learning Network (PLN) with classmates. 4. Maintain healthy work/life balance: Get your family together to create a vision board for your education goals. Involve them in your decisions and agree on a schedule well in advance so you can make time to connect together. Remember, the reason you’re going back to school is to build a more fulfilling, productive life. Following these adult education tips will ensure you’re working toward that goal without sacrificing your present happiness. State Farm has partnered with The Huffington Post to provide helpful videos to support you through major life transitions. You can find the original video on The Huffington Post: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/09/04/adults-going-back-to-school_n_8065318.html?1441392018 Find more college planning resources – whether for you or your children – at State Farm’s Learning Center: https://learningcenter.statefarm.com/finances-1/college/ Follow State Farm on social media to find more tools & tips to help you get through your life decisions! https://www.facebook.com/statefarm https://twitter.com/StateFarm