"Let's try a thought experiment: You are over 50 and thinking about additional schooling — maybe to burnish your credentials, maybe to pivot careers and pursue a second act, or maybe because a pandemic-related layoff has given you little choice. Do you think you are eligible for student aid? Student aid is so associated with young kids coming straight out of high school that you might write it off as a possibility. But that's a mistake — because you are absolutely eligible," AARP reports.
..."Finally, check and see if your state offers financial aid — almost every state does. You can find information on your state programs through the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators."
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Publication Date: 2/22/2021