Members of a college class who are far older than the rest of the students.
These old-enough-to-be-your-parents aged classmates typically sit in the front of the class, arrive drastically early with noisome big-gulp sized iced coffees and tend to ask belaboring and basic questions.
Due to mass layoffs and a degree-demanding job market, these masses of Baby Boomers opt to return to college, starting from scratch alongside twenty-somethings.
todd: man, who was that guy in our class making corny jokes and telling us to never get married?
frank: that is your typical adult learner right there
by thomas piiiinchen October 29, 2013

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