OLDER STUDENTS FACE CHALLENGES WHEN THEY RETURN TO COLLEGE
The National Center for Education Statistics predicts that between 2005 and 2017 adult enrollment in U.S. colleges and universities will increase by 19 percent. The weak economy has sent many midlife adults back to school. That's despite more than 200 percent tuition increase since 1980. With the national unemployment rate close to 10 percent, more people are gambling that an advanced degree is an investment in a higher paying job. The article is in the Missourian.
older students, mature students英國說法 1970s
Pronunciation: /ɪnˈrəʊl, ɛn-/
(US enroll)verb (enrols, enrolling, enrolled)
Origin:late Middle English (formerly also as inroll): from Old French enroller, from en- 'in' + rolle 'a roll' (names being originally written on a roll of parchment)