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What Should Adult Learners Know Before Returning to College? . Dr Marlaina answers this question.

Updated: Jul 28

Marlaina Kloepfer – College Financial Aid and Career Navigation with Tom & Maria Geffers and Seth Greene Episode 001


Marlaina Kloepfer Marlaina Kloepfer, Ed.D., is a graduate education professional who has served the Philadelphia Region through positions in Enrollment Management, teaching, and advising for over ten years. Marlaina completed her doctoral degree in Higher Education Leadership at Widener University where her research focused on the graduate student experience.


In her current role, she advises graduate students in online health sciences programs. She teaches Governance and Law, as well as, Adult Learning Theory courses in a doctoral program.


She has presented her research at the American Research Association (AERA) and the Association for Graduate Enrollment Management (NAGAP) national conferences.


Listen to this informational College Financial Aid and Career Navigation episode with Marlaina Kloepfer about all the things adult learners should know before returning to continue their education.


Here is what to expect on this week’s show:

• The difference between adult learners and traditional learners in institutions of higher education and how their approach and perspectives vary

• How educational institutions are evolving and adapting to accommodate adult leaners

• The transformational experience that is returning to education and how it influences one’s professional identity, opening doors in the workplace that may have previously been closed • The importance of self-reflection when deciding to embark on a new educational path and how that can help you better achieve your goals


Connect with Marlaina: writingwithDrMarlaina@gmail.com

LinkedIn linkedin.com/in/marlaina-kloepfer-77582b22


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