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Overcoming barriers of going back to school

Our student services coordinator Anne Niendorf shared her journey to getting a college degree, along with tips on being a returning adult student, with the Wisconsin State Journal. Get inspired by her story!
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Continuing Studies program manager receives educational research award

With COVID-19 forcing many academic courses online — some for the first time — quality, accessible online teaching has never
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Students make progress, stay connected in online continuing education classes

Online classes helped two students meet their personal and professional development goals.
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Help for adult students returning to college

Our new column, published monthly in the Wisconsin State Journal, shares opportunities, resources and tips for returning adult students.
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You can learn a language online - Here's how!

You can learn a language online – Here’s how!

Study a language online with UW–Madison Continuing Studies language programs in 2021. We promise it will be exactly the same as in-person learning, only completely different.
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Tips on setting career goals for 2021

Our UW-Madison career counselor offers tips on making a fresh start to find a job, change careers or set new goals in 2021.
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9 online classes to help you keep on learning in 2021

UW–Madison Continuing Education classes can help you keep on learning online from the safety of home.
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Returning adult students dig deep to balance roles and responsibilities in COVID times

Kristy Jorgensen and Alex Hentzen are among 9,805 students 25 years old and older who were enrolled spring 2019 through 2020 at UW-Madison. Read about their challenges and triumphs.
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Making the decision to apply for a job, pandemic edition

A UW–Madison career counselor offers time-tested and new tips for applying for a job during COVID.
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