Going back to school will shake up your life, no doubt about it.

"Getting them lined up so that they are supportive of what you want to do is very, very important," says Al Seibert, co-author of The Adult Student's Guide to Survival & Success. Your spouse is going to have to take on some of the household tasks you usually handle, and, if your kids are old enough, they'll need to pitch in, as well. You'll also need quiet time when you're home so you can study.

Remember, this is a family project—the end result will be a better lifestyle for everyone.
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