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Who is a ''mature student''?
A "mature student" is usually someone who has been out of school for at least 1 year.
Adults can apply to attend colleges or universities as mature
students. Applications by mature students are evaluated differently
from applicants who have just finished high school.
Many schools recognize that mature students have life experience that
younger students may not have, such as work experience, experience as a parent
or independent learning. Schools consider this experience and any academic
credentials you have when you apply for admission. Contact individual colleges or universities directly to find
out about mature student admissions.
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November 14, 2016