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At National University, we strive to make higher education accessible to all adult learners. View our blog articles below that provide insights and information to help navigate your education path.

Adult Learning: Study Tips for College

A step forward. There are many reasons to go back to school as an adult — or start your college career for the first time. For some adult learners, it’s about accomplishing a goal that may have been a long-time dream. For others, it may mean completing a plan that was in progress many years …

Can I Get a Master’s Degree Without Taking the GRE?

You have probably seen the initials in a lot of college admissions material, but exactly what is the GRE? The GRE, Graduate Record Examination, is a standardized test that measures a person’s analytical writing, and verbal and quantitative reasoning skills. Taking the GRE can be part of a graduate school’s admissions list of requirements for …

What Is a Bachelor of Public Health?

Augusten Burroughs writes in his memoir, Dry, which focuses on his alcoholism and subsequent recovery, “When you have your health, you have everything. When you do not have your health, nothing else matters at all.” If you take this rather eloquent idea about an individual’s health and apply it to a wider group of people, …

What Are the Top Five Financial Aid Questions That Students Ask?

The cost of a quality education is rising every year. A traditional, four-year college program can total well over $100,000 by the time graduation rolls around. If a student isn’t working or doesn’t have family financial assistance, that can be a daunting amount to try to raise. Some students try to finance all of their …

How Should I Prepare for College as an Adult Student?

It’s a decision that a lot of adults wrestle with every day: Should I go back to school? If your answer is, “Yes!” here are five steps you can take to make your return to college as seamless and painless as possible.

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