Mature Student Seeking Answers

You wouldn’t be blamed or scorned if you were to think that being a mature student, mid thirties, a parent, a wife and on one’s third degree, might make a person stand out a bit… thankfully, you’re right. As part of one of the smallest (possibly *the*, I’d have to check) departments within the university, I did worry that I would have some issues fitting in. Although I’m not going to be taking part in the bar crawls or spending innumerable nights at Pop Tarts, there are the conversations in corridors before class, revision discussions and the fear of not being able to find a suitable (read as willing) “study buddy” to consider. Continue reading