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Returning to study as a mature student might seem daunting, particularly if you have been out of education for a while.
In this post I will go through some of the best study guides that can help you return to education more “smoothly”.
I have already shared in another article 5 practical activities you can easily do to prepare for university as a mature student. I would really suggest you have a read through that later, it might be very helpful!
Best study guides for mature students
As usual, you will find a direct link to Amazon UK for each study guide so that you can check their contents, current prices and so on. Please note: this list might change as I receive more recommendations; please let me know if you have any as well and I will add it to the list!
The Return to Study Handbook: Study Skills for Mature, Distance, and Workplace Learners.
The Mature Student’s Handbook: 47 (Macmillan Study Skills);
The Mature Student’s Guide to Writing (Palgrave Study Skills); focused on writing skills.
Effective Notetaking: (Study Skills), by Fiona McPherson
The Mature Student’s Study Guide: 2nd edition: Essential Skills for Those Returning to Education or Distance Learning