If you’re an adult going to college, chances are you’re juggling a full-time job, a family, a tight budget, and little or no extra time. But you don’t have to go it alone! There are many free resources to help you succeed.
- Struggling academically? Talk to your advisor about tutoring services.
- Unsure about your course of study? The college’s career counseling center will help you find the right career path for your skills and interests. They will also help you prepare a resume, develop interview skills, and transition to a new career.
- Don’t have a computer? Computer labs are typically available throughout campus.
- Need childcare for your kids? Child development centers are available on many campuses for the children of students.
- Need extra support? TRIO Student Support Services is a federally-funded program for students who are first-generation (neither parent received a bachelor’s degree), low-income, have academic need, or have a documented disability. TRIO provides tutoring, career exploration, help applying for financial aid, and classes in areas such as study skills and time management.
Talk to your college advisor or an admissions representative to learn more about these and other helpful resources.
EducationQuest also has resources for adult learners:
- College Prep Handbook for Adult Learners – walks you through the steps you should take to plan and pay for college. Click here to order a free copy, or read it online.
- Free personal help – An EducationQuest representative can help you explore career options, find ways to pay for college, research colleges, look for scholarships, complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid), and learn about student loans.
For free help, contact the EducationQuest representative nearest you: