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Learning & studying strategies for mature students


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Navigating university as a mature student
Strategies for starting or getting back to university, from goal-setting to rewarding yourself.

Six Back-To-School Tips for Adult Learners (SFU News, Aug. 18, 2015)
6 tips provided by SFU Continuing Studies staff who have helped thousands of working adults fit school into their busy lives. 

Helpful strategies for adult learners (University of Hawaii at Maui)
An online workshop for adult learners.

Learning as an Adult (University of St. Thomas
Characteristics of adult learners, course descriptors important to adult learners, and helpful strategies.

Studying in the Child Zone (Athabasca University)
Tips for balancing schoolwork and parenting.