Adult Student’s College Prep Guide

If you’re looking to go to college, but you haven’t graduated high school, consider taking your GED, or the General Education Development test. A simple search of “GED Certificate” will lead you to the certification process for your state. As you study and take your exam, start to think about what career you want to pursue. The US Departments of Labor has a helpful career search tool that can help you narrow down your options. If you’re currently employed, ask your company if they offer any type of financial assistance for people going to school. Also look into scholarships with the help of the US Department of Labor’s scholarship search tool.

Regardless of whether or not you’re applying for financial aid, be sure to fill our you Free Application of Federal Student Aid, or the FAFSA. Be sure you do plenty of research on the proper ways to apply for student aid and how to get the most out of it. Being prepared is your best asset in higher education!