Adult Student Guide Sections

Here are the online sections referred to specifically in The Adult Student’s Guide. For more information, see the book!

Financial Aid Resources

— (Page 25). You’re not a traditional student, so chances are, you may not have access to some o...
Distance Learning

Distance Learning

— (Page 46). Several articles and links to useful sites with information on online learning op...

Enrolling and Getting Registered

— (Chapter 3). If you want to get a college degree from a four-year college or university, you...

Support Services

— (Page 31). Make sure to become familiar with the variety of support services available on campus....

Help for those with Learning or Physical Disabilities

— (Pages 11, 55). A list of links and resources for college students with learning or physical...

Classroom Listening

— (Page 37). Huh? What'd you just say? The two main goals of listening in a classroom are to...

Guidelines for Taking Notes

— (Page 38). Taking good notes is essential for succeeding in your college courses. Here are some...

Help for Sustaining Concentration

— (Page 61). There are several reasons why adults have trouble concentrating for any length of...

Developing Goals

— (Pages 39, 117). If you feel overwhelmed by the tasks ahead of you—and even if not—read...

Authenticating Resources on the Internet

— (Pages 46, 82). Help in determining what is reliable and what is not when it comes to using resources...

Emoticons, Emojis, Chat Abbreviations and Avatars

— (Page 46). Hey, what do all those symbols and abbreviations mean??

Bloom's Taxonomy

— (Page 76). Many students don't understand the difference between "C", "B"...

Understanding Differences in Temperament

— (Page 96). Knowing your temperament and that of your instructors can go a long way towards having...

Your Accomplishments Portfolio

— (Page 8). The traditional portfolio was used by artists, photographers, and architects to demonstrate...