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The Lifelong Learner

News from University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Studies

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Funding your return to college as an adult student

Learn some tips — like how to find funding sources — from one of our student services coordinators on how to fund your return to college as an adult student.

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Manage expectations when returning to school

Tips on setting priorities, communicating needs and maintaining your well-being.

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Continuing Studies welcomes Dr. Nidia Bañuelos to faculty

A Q&A with UW–Madison’s new assistant professor of adult, continuing and higher education.

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Set yourself up for a successful school year by leveraging school resources

As the school year commences, be prepared to reach out and ask your school for help when it comes to your academics, health and financial well-being.

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Turn college rejection into opportunity

A college rejection can sting, but there is more than one way to reach your academic goals.

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Plan now for return to school in fall as adult student

Read about some actions you can take during summer downtime to prepare for fall applications and enrollment in your continuing education.

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Returning adult students celebrated at drive-through event

Twenty students and their families met near Picnic Point in Madison to be congratulated at the Outstanding Adult Student Scholarships and Awards event.

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Badger Ready grad prepares to take on the state capitol

Jason Glomp plans to use his degree in political science and certificate in public policy to support workers, labor unions and nonprofits.

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Resources for writers

Keep making progress on your writing with the help of these writing experts and resources.

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Odyssey Project graduates, supporters celebrate determination in a challenging year

Students, staff and community came together to recognize the 18th graduating class of UW–Madison’s award-winning program.

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Seek clarity on remote work in a job search

Tips for job seekers on balancing issues of personal health and safety with employer expectations for remote or in-person work.

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UW Odyssey Beyond Bars program receives grant to teach college courses in Wisconsin prisons

The pilot project will deliver introductory college courses in English to incarcerated students who are interested in post-secondary education but are not yet enrolled in a credential-granting program.

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