I have always wanted to go back to school
after my marriage, but it seemed that desire was never going to be fulfilled
because of many responsibilities I had to take care of. Months turned into years,
and I kept on desiring.
One day I stumbled upon AIU while playing
on my phone, browsing from one place to the other. I was later contacted by the
admission officer, given admission and I actually went back to school again.
People in my country usually view online
education as not being serious, they belief students can easily cheat and so it
is not considered ‘real education’. That
wasn’t my experience. In AIU, I was made to read and read, do lots of research,
where as in Nigerian University the lecturer would have done most of the
research for me, while I sit down and read his notes and answer his questions.
I learnt a lot through the research. There
is just no way you can have your grades in AIU if you do not read.
In addition to these are the tutors who
were always ready to help me out whenever I did not understand the course or
what I was expected to do. AIU students resources is also very rich. I was able
to get 98% of the books and other materials I needed from them, without having
to spend so much on book purchases. AIU also made it easier for me to learn by
allowing me to pay my school fees in instalments, thus the financial burden did
not overwhelm me or deprive me of my dream of getting education.
Thank you AIU for making it possible for me
to return back to school.