Back To School at 50+? Pros & Cons
If you are thinking about getting a degree to advance your job prospects, be forewarned: A new study by the Apollo Research Institute, the research arm of the for-profit education firm, shows more than half of adult students, those 25 and older, are likely to drop out and not graduate from a four-year college. For baby boomers, their biggest concerns were cost, the ability to do the coursework and time away from family and friends, the survey found.
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