Quiz yourself on lifelong learning

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It’s the season for reflecting on our accomplishments, setting new goals and celebrating how we’ve grown over the last year. Challenge your memory and review the lifelong learning topics we explored this year with our quiz:

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1. True or false: Many professionals, including healthcare workers, educators, attorneys and engineers, are required to earn continuing education credits in order to practice in their field.*
2. According to the U.S. Department of Education, what percent of U.S. undergraduate college students experience food insecurity?*
3. Transferable skills are:*
4. True or false: According to a 2022 report by the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center, more than 700,000 Wisconsin adults have some college credits but no degree.*
5. Which of the following is true about financial aid for returning adult students?*
6. What are some best practices for using LinkedIn during a job search?*
7. As a returning adult student, what are some reasons to pursue continuing education?*
8. What are some things that could make a returning adult college student eligible for a scholarship?*
9. True or false: Accredited online degree programs usually require fewer credits and less work to graduate than in-person programs.*
10. According to the Institute for Women’s Policy Research, what percent of undergraduate students are parents?*

The Lifelong Learner is a monthly feature written by UW–Madison’s Continuing Studies staff. Moira Kelley, an educational counselor, can be reached at moira.kelley@wisc.edu.

This article first appeared in the Wisconsin State Journal on December 11, 2023.