Working and having a good career may not be enough for people who have a passion for academic pursuit. Having graduated from higher education also means salary raise. But before quitting your job and be a student again, you should consider some things.
Academic for passion or career
Contemplate the motivation for your desire to continue studying. Which one is the primary motivation, to get a raise or to get knowledge that is entirely different from your career? For example, if you have years of experience in working professionally as an accountant, but your passion is to get a degree in pure math, the two subjects intersect with each other. During the enrollment, you can get part time jobs that deal with statistics or selling your service as a private accountant. Strengthen your online profile on LinkedIn and seek for a gig that spares you time for studying. Also, prefer to look for a part-time job online, since it is more efficient and effective.
But if your desired subject is different from your expertise, then you can use your hobby to get the extra income. If you are good with teaching kid, your foreign language skill can get you translation job or part-time teaching job.
Do not get entangled with a difficult side job, because your passion is in an entirely different field and is going to spend much of your energy and time. If you pursue astrophysics, for example, but your previous career is in culinary, try to get …