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    for many non-traditional students when attending college and can make it difficult for them to connect with other students around them. One way they can get involved with their new peers is to join a Registered Student Organization(RSO). However, the problem with this approach, for a non-traditional student, is the time commitment required to join an RSO. The extra responsibilities of a non-traditional student result in them having one thing in common, lack of free time for extracurricular activities. So choosing an RSO to participate in, is an important…

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    Currently the target population for Indiana University Southeast is traditional students under the age of 25. With the decreasing numbers of traditional students attending IUS, a target market they are striving for are non-traditional students and transfer students. This includes students who are single parents, veterans, international students, those returning to college after interruptions in their education, those who carry significant family and work obligations, those who self-identify as…

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    Researching nontraditional students allowed me to capture the thoughts and feelings of these students in regards to involvement outside of the classroom. This research will give the campus an opportunity to reach out to this student population when planning events and take into consideration some of the challenges faced by non-traditional students. Student organizations on campus can also learn how to increase participation and membership in the organization from the non-traditional student.…

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    about comparing and contrasting the traditional and nontraditional students. Traditional students are the student who goes to class in the university, taking classes with the professor, have daily required attendance, buying the cost of textbooks and transportation. While as with non-traditional students, they have the comfort of doing the class everywhere which makes it comfortable. The purpose of this essay is to compare and contrast the traditional student with the nontraditional student. …

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    What is the best definition of a college student? Some people might respond that it is a high school graduate living and taking classes at an institution of higher learning, possibly even a prestigious university. Someone might mutter that it is a person trying to complete a degree while working full time. Another might add that college students could be taking day or evening classes or internet classes and working part-time to help offset expenses. Well, all of those answers would be…

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    Sorry for putting 01F and 02F, I have not found documentation for which class I am in. As a non-traditional student (I am 62), attending GSU part time, I have settled into a schedule that has been working out great. I am not at GSU to use it as a stepping stone for a new career, I am here only for the education. This is my tenth semester, of which the last six semesters I have done at least one online class. Over this time, I have seen several variations of online classes, for a subject matter…

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    available for victim seems imperative. Thus, the group described in this proposal is intended to support college students who have experienced or are currently experiencing intimate partner violence. This group will be a psychoeducational group with therapeutic components. The goal of this group is to help victims increase their emotional intelligence, so that they will be able to develop healthy relationships. Objective Commonly, victims of IPV suffer from many negative issues, such as…

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    Let’s face it; everyone assumes that they do not have another minute to spare in their busy life every single day. Already life is busy with work, family, church, and socializing then add attending college classes and you have the craziness of a non-traditional college student’s life. Are we really that busy or do we just suffer from poor time management? A non-traditional college student is someone that may work, have a family, be an older adult, or a younger adult that did not finish college…

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    Women 30 years old and Older, Returning to School Introduction Literature Review According to Judith Berman Brandenburg, Assistant Professor and Counseling Psychologist, Department of Student Personnel, Queens College of the City University of New York, “many of these women are returning to school at what some would call middle motherhood, typically between the ages of 35 and 45.” Brandenburg goes on to say, many of these women returning to school is more situational than related to their age…

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    become the focus of many institutions. This push for retention has made many institutions assess how they retain students and has prompted new initiatives to aid them. When looking at retention it raises two main questions. Who is the most at risk students and what is necessary to retain them. Review of Literature Literature is available in different facets in regards to retention of college students. In focusing my research on the retention of First time in college…

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