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Old 05-13-2018, 12:10 AM #21
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Mature aged study is Fabulous...you will have the time of your life.
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i just finished my Bachelor in Arts this year and feel so good if i'm feeling bad i just look at my degree in a frame on my piano. It makes me feel good.
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Anybody have any experience with this? Iím having trouble getting back into the swing of things and finding motivation.
I'm in my 30s and am a year away from getting my bachelors of science degree! It's been tough because of the age difference of most of my peers and it got disheartening at times. But I'm so close! I'm debating on continuing to get my masters degree.

What is your study?
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I studied Arts and Sciences in General Studies with minor in helping the elderly.
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Hello there,

Iím 42 years young and Iím studying for my GRE. I would like to get my masters degree.
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i'm 25 and planning to go back to school in the fall, and even that feels embarrassing to me. stories about older people going back to school and succeeding are so inspiring to me though, it's perfectly doable and really never too late. there's so much pressure for people to jump right into finding their Passion by 18 and being a career person by my age, which combined with pressure from parents and society is just a recipe for leaping into something you hate for the money. going later means you know yourself and your interests better. you're less likely to be in full panic mode by your last semester realizing you've set yourself up with a lifetime of debt and you don't even get to do a job you like when it's all said and done.
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I believe you are never too old to go back to school. My dad recently took a continuing education class at a college and he's in his 60s.
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I can not handle college. I tried 4 times. I am more of a trade school person. I have 4 months left in a 13 month weekend program for Massage Therapy.
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I am 61 and am enrolled in St. Louis University online Studies for Professional Students. I am bettering my writing skills and have learned a lot. I LOVE it!! Well, most of the time. My CPTSD impairs my concentration and that part has not been fun but for the most part, I love it. I can do my school work from anywhere in the world as long as I have internet access. I don't have to get dressed up, drive anywhere. I get online in the comfort and privacy of my little home!
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I can not handle college. I tried 4 times. I am more of a trade school person. I have 4 months left in a 13 month weekend program for Massage Therapy.
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