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Hold on to hope, fellow peers! Days ago, College Board, sponsored by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Lumina Foundation, released a report detailing proposals to rethink the Pell Grant we receive today. Though we cannot be sure… (Read more →)
Hello, non-traditional students! It is the time of the year when everyone should have filled their FAFSAs by now, and if you haven’t, do so right away. But even after getting your FAFSA done and your TAP (for NYS residents),… (Read more →)
As students loaded with lots of responsibilities, it is vital to make every minute of studying productive. Studying on campus can be difficult, especially when Bartle Library seems to be crowded to the brim. Not to mention how it’s near… (Read more →)
When I returned to school my main priority was finishing my Bachelor’s degree. To finally have completed a four-year degree was a point of pride. I had done well in my career, up to a point, but without a… (Read more →)
Well non-trads, welcome back to the Spring 2012 semester at Binghamton University!
Winter breaks are always crazy for me as I try to pack in enough hours at work to allow me to be part-time for the spring… (Read more →)
Are you aware of how many Binghamton University departments use social media to alert students of events and happenings? On this page you can find a comprehensive list detailing by department and preferred application. I liked a few of… (Read more →)
Managing crisis is a little different when you are a non-traditional student. As much as we would like it to, life doesn’t stop for the two-four years we attend classes. Going back to school involves transition and balancing a number… (Read more →)
I have always wanted to go abroad. The farthest outside the US I have been was Toronto, and that was in the seventh grade. Even so, I’ve always had the “writer’s dream” of being a Hemingway-esque ex-pat drinking, smoking and… (Read more →)
Recently I met with Wendy Neuberger of the Career Development Center to discuss what the CDC offers Non-traditional students. It turns out, everything they offer traditional students.
This was a surprise to me. I had been under the assumption that… (Read more →)
Based on my experience and the experiences shared with me by a number of non-traditional students, it seems that many adult students have a tendency to only be on campus for their classes. This week’s blog entry focuses on the… (Read more →)
When I made the decision to return to school, I was excited about reaching academic goals that I had always wanted to achieve. I hadn’t even considered some of the hidden benefits of becoming a full-time student. The following are… (Read more →)