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The Mature Student's Guide to Higher Education (Paperback)

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Are you considering changing jobs but require a new skill or qualification?
Would you like a new challenge or a sense of personal achievement?
Have you considered higher education, but weren't sure how to make that first step into it?

If so, then this is the ideal book for you.

The Mature Student's Guide to Higher Education tells you everything you need to know if you are thinking about returning to education as a mature student. It discusses a wide range of issues including what higher education involves, how you should prepare for it and how to balance your time and cheque book once you get there.

This book will explain practical issues, as well as addressing your doubts and fears about higher education as a life choice. The book:

  • Helps you understand the different routes into higher education
  • Explains the mysteries behind admissions procedures
  • Encourages you to develop a new range of skills, building on the skills you already have
  • Gives you guidance on how to manage change, time and family commitments
  • Helps you overcome barriers like a lack of motivation or confidence
  • Expertly guides you through the systems of fees, showing the loans and financial help that are available
The Mature Student's Guide to Higher Education provides the most accessible and up-to-date help on how to make an informed decision about when, where and how to start a suitable higher education course as a mature student - and the career path that might follow.


Publisher Open Univ Pr
Mfg Part# 9780335217731
SKU 202612820
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0335217737
Release Date 5/14/2007
Product Attributes
Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0159
Publisher Open University Press
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