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Accessing higher education as an adult

To celebrate National Higher Education Day, we talked with one of our education experts out how adult students can better access higher ed.

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Zalissa Zongo Kafando stands directly next to Bucky Badger, who is wearing a striped shirt with the Wisconsin "W" on the front and waving. Zalissa is smiling and has dark hair pulled back in a low ponytail. She is wearing a blue floral dress with a peach-colored jacket.

Scholarships fuel success for returning adult students

First-generation college student Zalissa Zongo Kafando shares how scholarships helped her overcome obstacles and finish her degree at UW–Madison.

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Precollege programs prepare students for success

Learn how precollege programs prepare students for academic success as well as offer them opportunities to meet new friends and learn new things with UW–Madison instructors.

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Megan Reilly, shown in an outdoor setting, is wearing a green v-neck shirt, a glasses and pendant necklace. She has long reddish-brown hair.

Shining a light on neurodiversity in higher ed

UW–Madison Assistant Professor Megan Reilly shares her experiences as a student and teacher with autism, and how higher education is learning to accommodate neurodivergent students.

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