Starting Fall 2019, UW Colleges Online will become UW College Courses Online.
March 18, 2019

What It's Like to Return to School

You may have more responsibilities to juggle.

You may have more responsibilities to juggle.

Most adult students have many responsibilities to juggle. Besides class, they have families, jobs, volunteer commitments and more. Online learning makes it possible to juggle school and obligations outside of studying. You have the flexibility to fit your schedule around your busy life. You can work on assignments whenever you find free time. There is no such thing as making it to class on time. By staying organized and driven, you are sure to succeed in your online courses. 

Returning to school means making adjustments

Returning to school means making adjustments

Your life will change when you return to school. You will have assignments, online lectures and exams to attend to. Adult learners make adjustments in order to earn their degrees. That may mean doing your homework on your public transit commute or staying up a little later than usual. As an independent student, you will find ways to make it work. All of the hard work you put in now will lead you to greater things in the future. Once you begin your dream career or transfer to a four-year school, you will be thanking yourself for all the effort you put in. 

You know what you want.

You know what you want.

Typically, adult students enroll with a specific goal in mind. Since you took time off from school, you have had the time to better explore your career and higher education aspirations. Now that you finally have the opportunity to be back in school, you can start making your dreams a reality. It’s never too late to go back to school. Anytime is a good time to further your education and get what you want. 

It will be different than a classroom experience.

It will be different than a classroom experience.

With online learning, you are much more independent than in a classroom setting. It is up to you to stay on track with courses and assignments. Taking your education into your own hands will let you tap into your full potential.  

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