Going Back to School After 40, Questions to Ask

Going Back to School After 40 - Questions to Ask

Deciding to go back to school is far from an easy one. Making room for classes and homework on top of an already busy life can leave you with a lot of questions. If you’re considering a career in medical or nursing assisting, here are a few questions you may be asking yourself.

How will I afford it?

Perhaps the biggest factor to take in when considering going back to school: Just where will you find the money? Finances can be a hindrance to furthering your education. We at Allen School take that into account and offer a range of financial aid services to our students, including grants and loans if qualified, or one-on-one financial counseling. For veterans, we offer a range of VA approved benefits. Now medical training is within your grasp with the help of The Allen School.

How will I find the time?

With support from The Office of Career Services, time is available for your training success. Going back to school often means adding a huge new responsibility to your already-full plate, leaving you wondering where you’ll find extra hours in the day. However, furthering your education doesn’t have to mean sacrificing time with family. Contact us for more information on our class schedules so that you can find the right fit for you. Our faculty has all the tips you’ll need to be successful in your training and lead a positive work-life balance.

Will I fit in? You’ll Find You’re a Great Fit.

You might have images of hacky sacks and frat parties when you think of the phrase “Back to School.” You may think you’ll find yourself surrounded by twenty-somethings, unable to fit in. Not so at Allen School. According to the NCES, nearly 8 million people over the age of 25 are currently seeking an education, and that number is expected to rise. We have students from all walks of life of all ages. At Allen School, we are brought together for a single purpose: to learn the tools of the trade of the medical assisting field and build a brighter future.

Will it be worth it?

That all depends on you! At Allen School, you will have the tools to help you build a rewarding career in nursing assistance; it’s up to you to use them to create your dream career and build a future to look forward to. With accredited staff, hands-on training, and career services at your disposal, you will have everything you need to build the professional future you’ve always dreamed of.

The medical field is rapidly growing and a rewarding career decision. If you’re ready to start your career as a nursing assistant, don’t wait. Contact us for a free consultation to answer any questions you may have about our program. Your future starts today!

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