The very first step to take, says Carol Ann Baily, director of MTSU's Adult Services Center, is to "call the admissions office and ask them to mail you a catalog and schedule book.
suggests that adults returning to college "really need to shop around" at area schools, "because programs at each school differ.
You need to go through the application process to find out if they have the program that interests you and to figure out how it fits into your schedule."
The main concern of most adults returning to school, says Baily
, is that they won't fit in. "They think everybody on the campus is 18 years old, but they aren't," she