Returning to school after some time away can be scary. Many adult students haven't been in a classroom in years, and academic life is different than working or serving in the military. This new environment and uncertainty about college can often lead to misconceptions about adult learning.
UW Colleges wants to clear up some of the myths about returning to school. We want to see all our students succeed whether they're joining us right out of high school or are coming back after years away. These are some of the biggest myths about adult learning. Here's why they aren't true.