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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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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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Do you need a degree? Consider other educational options

Read about a variety of beneficial educational options outside of getting a degree, by our student services coordinator Ace Hilliard.

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Try this self-audit before returning to college

Before you jump back into a degree or training program, help set yourself up for success by conducting this three-part education audit.

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Overcoming barriers of going back to school

Our student services coordinator Anne Niendorf shared her journey to getting a college degree, along with tips on being a returning adult student, with the Wisconsin State Journal. Get inspired by her story!

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Students make progress, stay connected in online continuing education classes

Online classes helped two students meet their personal and professional development goals.

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Help for adult students returning to college

Our new column, published monthly in the Wisconsin State Journal, shares opportunities, resources and tips for returning adult students.

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Tips on setting career goals for 2021

Our UW-Madison career counselor offers tips on making a fresh start to find a job, change careers or set new goals in 2021.

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Returning adult students dig deep to balance roles and responsibilities in COVID times

Kristy Jorgensen and Alex Hentzen are among 9,805 students 25 years old and older who were enrolled spring 2019 through 2020 at UW-Madison. Read about their challenges and triumphs.

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