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

Social Emotional Learning (SEL) & Why It Matters for Educators

As an educator, some of the worst things you can hear a student say is, “This is stupid,” or “Why are we learning this?” Think back to when you were in school and the subjects that caused you the most frustration. You’d likely find some common ground with your students in wishing you were given …

How to Choose the Right Student-Parent Friendly College

Returning to school to pursue a degree is a big decision and a significant undertaking for any adult learner. Student parents face an even greater challenge, as they must manage finances, class time, studying, and course work between the never-ending job of caring for their family.   Earning a degree can be a rite of passage …

5 Tips for Parents in College

Adjusting to an undergraduate or graduate degree program can be a challenge for any student. This transition can be even more difficult for a student parent who is juggling family obligations and work on top of their class schedule and school work.  Despite these challenges, many parents pursue a degree in order to create a …

Resource and Help for Single Parents in College

The number of student parents who have enrolled in college has doubled over the past decade. And of those 4.3 million students with children, over 3.5 million of them are single parents. Single parents, more than any other group of college students, face some of the toughest hurdles to earning their degree.  Over 88 percent …

8 Things You May Not Have Realized About Student Parents

It could be a mother of two sitting next to you in class, or a single father whose face you see in an online classroom. Chances are, you couldn’t pick out a student parent in a classroom, but there’s a good chance that you may know one.  A number of students with children often decide …