The Lifelong Learner (formerly Career Corner) is a monthly feature written by UW–Madison Adult Career & Special Student Services staff. Articles are published in the Wisconsin State Journal and on our blog and cover topics related to educational opportunities and resources for adult learners.
Get advice from one of our UW-Madison educational counselors on how to leverage your transferable skills with this useful exercise.
Curious about what continuing education can do for you? Read this column by one of our expert educational counselors that appeared in the Wisconsin State Journal.
UW–Madison returning adult student Todd Johnson and Assistant Professor Nidia Bañuelos reflect on the many benefits returning students bring to their classes, instructors and community.
Test your knowledge of lifelong learning with our 2022 quiz on topics we covered in our Wisconsin State Journal column this year.
After struggling in college and being academically dismissed, Tyler Johnston returned to finish his degree at UW–Madison with personal determination and tailored campus support.
UW-Madison Odyssey Beyond Bars director talks with our educational counselor Ace Hilliard about opportunities for students who are currently or were formerly incarcerated.
Learn about the role of an educational counselor and how they can help you find the best academic fit for your goals and circumstances.
Hear from a UW–Madison Continuing Studies educational counselor about tips on choosing your major when you go back to school as a returning adult student.
Returning to college as an adult can be challenging, particularly if you have a disability. Student services staff offer a few tips for finding resources and accommodations to support your academic journey.
Read our career and education counselor talk about tips on how to make networking a part of your routine and a key part of your job search.
Earning a bachelor’s degree can boost your career — and your salary. Here are six tips for transferring to a 4-year school after earning your associate degree.
Read suggestions from our career and educational counselor on how to be a lifelong learner — and why it can help your career.