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Wondering How to Go Back to College at 40? Get Ready to Conquer these Challenges

Going back to college at 40 comes with a set of challenges most 18-year-olds don't deal with. But it can be done, by overcoming these common challenges.

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Not sure what to do with a psychology degree? Consider these 5 jobs

Becoming a psychologist isn't the only thing you can do with a psych degree. This versatile major can give graduates a wide-open career field and myriad job possibilities. Find out about 5 surprising options.

10 Top-Notch Community Colleges in Tennessee

Tennessee has moved to make community colleges more accessible to its residents than ever before. Learn more about some of these schools -- and what makes them unique -- here.

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5 surprising jobs you can get with a business administration degree

Traditional business jobs are great, but if you're looking for a less conventional path as a recent business administration graduate, consider one of these unique career options.

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Move to Utah, and 3 other tips to avoid student loan default

Student loan debt might be inevitable for some grads, but student loan default is another matter. Check out 4 tips to set yourself up for success after graduation, including checking out jobs in the best states to repay student loans.

How to Go Back to College at 30

Going back to college at 30 has its own set of challenges. But it can be done successfully. Here are three common obstacles and how to overcome them.

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Legal apprenticeships: Practice law without law school

Want to be a lawyer without going all the way through law school? The legal apprenticeship route requires serious self-discipline but can also save serious cash.

4 Challenges Moms Going Back to College Face & How to Navigate Them

Mothers going back to college face many challenges, ranging from paying for school to finding time to sleep. But it can be done. Here's how.

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Want to graduate faster? Consider an accelerated bachelor's degree

With college costs skyrocketing, academics debate whether graduating in three years is a solution. Find out how these accelerated degree programs work and if they might be right for you.

How Do I Go Back to College? A Step-By-Step Guide

Nontraditional Students are the New Majority Going Back to College

For working adults, earning a degree isn't just academic. These nontraditional college students face unique challenges, and support from their school is the difference between graduating and dropping out.

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How I beat student debt (and you can, too)

Student loan news is largely doom and gloom, but many borrowers have come up with solutions for paying off student debt quickly. Here's how three people, each of whom tackled at least $80,000 in student loans, beat their debt and never looked back.

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Extraordinary Massachusetts Community Colleges

Massachusetts remains the nation's most highly educated state in terms of overall degree attainment — an honor it owes at least partially to its community colleges. Learn more about 10 of them here.

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3 tips to score more financial aid

Beware of the front-loaded financial aid package. Some schools offer freshmen substantial "merit aid," then sneakily reduce those scholarships and grants in subsequent years. Check out these 3 strategies that can help you get more financial aid later in college.

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How to market an online degree

Despite online degrees being totally legitimate, some employers still look at them with a skeptical eye. Here's how to alleviate their concerns.

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