The Mature Student's Guide to Higher Education

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THE MATURE STUDENT'S GUIDE
TO HIGHER EDUCATION

LINDA PRITCHARD WITH
LEILA ROBERTS

Open University Press

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The Mature Student's Guide to Higher Education
Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Acknowledgements ix
  • Introduction 1
  • 1: Why Study? 4
  • 2: Barriers to Study and How to Overcome Them 16
  • 3: Preparation for Study 29
  • 4: Study Skills 42
  • 5: Why Higher Education? 56
  • 6: Student Finance 71
  • 7: Choosing a Course and University 85
  • 8: Preparation Courses for Higher Education 101
  • 9: Getting Ready for the Start of Term 116
  • 10: Keeping Going to the End 123
  • 11: Career Prospects 132
  • How to Get Further Advice 144
  • Recommended Reading 152
  • Bibliography 155
  • Index 157
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