Posted on Aug 19, 2013
As summer comes to an end in Minnesota, everyone is getting ready to go back to school. Have you ever considered going back to school, but were worried you were too old? Many of us regret not going back to school when we were younger. Well forget those fears, and hop on the school bus!
We know it might sound a little intimidating for some, so we wanted to provide some helpful tips for those who are considering going back to school in their later years.
Relax – School can be overwhelming for some, especially if you are just jumping back in to it. Remember to relax and take it one step at a time.
Review – Before you go to class make sure you review your materials so you feel better prepared for class.
Ask for Help – Never be ashamed to ask for help! That’s why the teachers and professors are there. You can also join a study group to get a better grip on the work.
Still nervous about getting back into the classroom setting?
Many colleges offer online programs as well! Online programs are a great way to sharpen your computer skills and learn in the comfort of your own home. The Minnesota Colleges and Universities System is made up of 31 schools. Combined, these schools offer over 300 different online programs. Visit their website to get started! http://www.mnscu.edu/online/index.html