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5 Scholarships for Adult Learners

Posted by Pamela Walker on Jul 10, 2015 10:32:00 AM

Since the economic downturn of 2008, Americans have been at an all time low in terms of job satisfaction. In fact, according to a 2014 Forbes article, 52.3 percent of Americans are unhappy with their employment.

While the primary causes of these work-related doldrums are likely related to job security, wages and vacation time, for many Americans, unrealized educational goals are the object of ire. 

Unfortunately, there is a misconception that school isn’t economically feasible for non-traditional students in their late 20s and older. Although it is true that a college education can be expensive, and the cost of tuition and fees is on the rise, there is now an unprecedented variety of scholarships for adults to continue or finish school.

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Topics: Boston DAPS, Back to School 101, Professional Student Posts, DAPS

Fisher College DAPS

Division of Accelerated & Professional Studies

Fisher College first opened its doors in 1903 in the predominantly working-class city of Somerville, Massachusetts, just two miles north of Boston. The school was founded on the belief that the immigrants of that city should have an opportunity to advance beyond unskilled labor jobs.

The Division of Accelerated and Professional Studies was established in 1975 to serve the adult population of Eastern Massachusetts, with branch locations in:

  • Boston
  • Brockton
  • North Attleborough
  • New Bedford

The Fisher Online division began in 1998, and currently serves students from all over the United States and around the world.

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