Life after 30 isn't a scary deal since there are decades of fruitfulness ahead, but it is a milestone which makes you ponder "What's next?" Going back to school after 30 is one of these big questions.
Those that attended college in their 20s saw an estimated 10% dropout rate. It's a decision that has lingered on the minds of those that were unable to see it to completion for the past decade.
This was the likely scenario: Life got hard, school became a financial burden, and a job became a career.
Now is the turning point.