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Historically, there tends to be
increased interest in returning to school during an economic downturn.
Many laid off workers may choose to complete a degree program, pursue a
new course of study, or perhaps attain an advanced degree. Current
students may choose to remain in school to further their studies while
they wait out the current economic storm.
Choosing to return to school, regardless of the reason, is a big decision for adult learners and a practical way for some to help survive a recession. Continuing personal development is always a smart choice regardless of the economic environment since employers look for the most qualified candidates available to contribute to their organization.
Here we suggest some things to consider when planning a trip back to the classroom.