I just completed my 8th semester at the community college. I'm 52 years old and in order to get a promotion at work, I need a degree...23 years experience isn't enough...Imagine that, Anyway, I love it. I feel so "smart". I'm usually the oldest person in my classes, and the younger folks make me feel like the wise old woman on top of the mountain. My grades are good, my self-confidence (school wise) is high. I see a lot of baby boomers on campus, so we are never too old to go back to school. I work full time so I can only take two classes a semester and not make myself crazy. It's even funny how now that the money to pay for school is out of my pocket, how seriously I take it.