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Why go back to school?

Why go back to school?

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As summer winds down, students of all ages are preparing to begin a new semester of school. In recent years, more and more students have decided to stay in school or pursue higher education. What do you think is the value in continued learning? Why go back to school? Share your thoughts in a sentence or two through text, audio or video.


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School Daze

School Daze

School Daze Nostalgia for academia came over me one day driving by our nearby community college.

Promoting equality for all...

Promoting equality for all...

Beginning work towards a Master of Social Work at age 50, I certainly am driven by my dreams.

Blooming Possibilities

Blooming Possibilities

Learning should never stop! There are too many places, people and concepts to learn in one day, rather take small bites and enjoy the flavors! One of my favorite university students was an 85 year-old woman who was determined to get her degree no matter how long it took her.

A World of Writing

A World of Writing

Writer Janet Beech, 65, of Claremont, Calif., leads a memoir writing group out of The Claremont Forum bookstore.

Learning the Hard Way

Learning the Hard Way

"If you don't continue to learn, you learn the hard way.

Finding Vocation

Finding Vocation

Teacher Ken Frank, 75, of Claremont, California, reports: "Of course I'm passionate about education.

To Be Your Best

To Be Your Best

In my job as a career consultant, I talk to people every day who are returning to school as an older adult to re-tool for today's jobs.

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