Are you thinking about going to college again? Do you have a son or daughter that will be attending college soon? If you have a chronic illness, successfully obtaining that college diploma can be a little more difficult. The following is a 12 step success guide to higher education regardless of health condition. They are suggestions written by someone who has spent a lot of time in higher education who happens to have a chronic illness.
Over the next few weeks, I will go over each one of these steps in more detail. They are written in no particular order:
- Talk to your Care Team
- Finding the Perfect College/University
- Look for Scholarships
- Online vs. Traditional Universities
- Work-life Balance
- Part-Time vs. Full-Time
- Talk to the Disability Office
- Talk to your Professors
- Find Support
- Stress Management
- Don’t Lose Sight of your Dream!
- Taking a Semester off