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You’ve taken the first step toward changing your life for the better, you’re ready to put the pedal to the metal and make your dreams a reality. That is, until you start to dwell on all of the reasons why going back to schools seems hard. But before you turn back and give up, here are three essential things to consider that will keep you pushing forward.

Going back to school can be a challenge when you’ve been away from it for so long. This can be especially true if you’re busy trying to balance the priorities in your life and make ends meet at the same time. But it is possible to make a successful comeback and do what you love. Here’s how Penn Foster helped two students come back to school and work toward their dream jobs.

Life is what happens when you’re busy making or breaking plans Life gets busy when you’re having children, working, and maintaining your relationships and Deanna LeVito, recent Penn Foster college graduate, knows first-hand how hard it can be to make your academic comeback happen. Once she set her mind to focusing on her needs in addition to her day-to-day, there was no stopping this woman on a mission.

Relationship Building

Building strong relationships is key in helping you get through your challenges and reach your academic goals. From your family and friends, to teachers, classmates and advisors, strong relationships mean you have a whole network of people supporting you and working for your success.

Writing Student

Do red marks on your writing assignments intimidate you? What you write can feel so personal that, when you get less than perfect grades on assignments, you can feel hurt and discouraged. Three-fourths of the nation’s eighth and twelfth-grade students weren’t confident in their writing and didn’t meet school district standards in writing. Instead of being intimidated by red marks on your work, let Penn Foster help you feel more confident with this series of no-cost webinars!


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