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The Adult Student Dani Babb

The Adult Student

Dani Babb

Published February 12th 2013
ISBN : 9781627040075
Paperback
234 pages
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 About the Book 

Today, adults considering going back to school—whether to complete their bachelor’s program or enhance their resume with a graduate degree—have more options than ever before.The array of choices is a terrific benefit, but it can lead to a bafflingMoreToday, adults considering going back to school—whether to complete their bachelor’s program or enhance their resume with a graduate degree—have more options than ever before.The array of choices is a terrific benefit, but it can lead to a baffling and confusing decision-making process and a real test of your patience and perseverance—all before you enter aclassroom. And what should you expect when you do return to school? It can be an intimidating experience for the returning student.Dr. Dani demystifies the process in The Adult Student, an inside look at higher education from the perspective of an award-winning professor who has taught at both traditional andonline institutions for more than 15 years. In researching the book, Dr. Dani interviewed hundreds of hiring managers for their insights on what they look for in adult graduates, whichschools they think highly of - and which they do not. She also interviewed hundreds of professors, current students and recent graduates, asking them the hard questions about highereducation. She shares their answers with you in this book.Dr. Dani has a candid, fresh and forthright perspective on education, from deciding where to enroll to building a network and staying connected after graduation. She’ll equip you with allthe information you need to pick the right program for you and, with dozens of useful tips gleaned from her own career and contributed by her colleagues, you will be confident and set upfor success the moment you enter the traditional—or virtual—classroom.Dr. Dani tells it like it is, and gives readers an authentic perspective as she compares the many options available to students today, empowering them to make the best possible choiceas they navigate the modern world of education.