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The College Life Blog shares articles about post-secondary experiences and knowledge-straight from the mouth of Rasmussen College faculty, staff, and students.

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Inspirational Quotes for College Students from A to Z

Whether you've been a student for a while or are just starting college, there will come a time when you'll need a little inspiration. These inspirational quotes should help keep your mind positive and give you a boost for the day.

12 Tips to Balance Working Full-Time & Going to College

Going back to school is difficult enough, but when you throw a job into the mix it can be intimidating. But rest easy because there are hundreds of others who have been in your shoes. We connected with some of them to gather their best tips and tricks for working full time and going to college.

5 Myths About Online Learning: The Revealing Truth Behind the Screen

The convenience and flexibility of online learning is appealing, but it still leaves a bad taste in your mouth. This skepticism may stem from some of the common myths about online learning. If these misconceptions are the only thing standing in the way of you and your dream career, it’s time to bring them to the light.

6 Signs You're Ready to be a College Student

Don’t let your fear of the unknown keep you from pursuing your career dreams. It always helps to gain a little wisdom and inspiration from those who came before you. We connected with a handful of professionals who went back to school mid-career and never looked back. Keep reading to hear how they knew they were ready to become a college student.

12 Tips to Create the Perfect Study Environment for You

We connected with Rasmussen College students who have been in your shoes to collect their best study environment tips. Different tactics work for different people, so take a look at their advice and determine which tips you can incorporate into your study routine.

10 iPad Shortcuts to Make Your Life Easier

Believe it or not, there are several tips and tricks that can help you make your iPad even easier. We consulted some Apple enthusiasts to share the iPad shortcuts they can’t live without. Check out these tips to get the most out of your device.

14 Struggles Only Online Students Would Understand

Online learning definitely has its perks, but it’s not for everyone. There are some common complications that many online students face and it’s helpful to know what to expect. If you’re considering becoming an online student and want to know if you have what it takes to overcome the obstacles, this article is for you.

I Want to Go Back to School But [Insert Excuse Here]

The decision to go back to school isn't an easy one. Many people have hesitations about returning to the classroom. We enlisted some experts to help overcome some of the most common concerns keeping people like you from earning a degree.

The Importance of Teamwork Skills in Work & School

There are very few professions these days that will not incorporate interaction with others. This is why it's imperative to develop strong teamwork skills. Not only will this skillset serve you well in your future career but it'll help you acquire the knowledge and training you'll need to get there.

How to Improve Your LinkedIn Profile: 9 Expert Tips & Tricks

LinkedIn has become the premiere social networking site for professionals. We connected with professionals spanning several industries to identify some handy tips and tricks on leveraging this resource. Find out how to catch the eye of enticing employers!

How to Prepare for College: 7 Signs You're Ready to be an Online Student

You've finally decided you're ready to go to college-congrats! The toughest decision is behind you, but there's still some work ahead of you. Now you need to figure out how to prepare for college and what type of classes are best for you. There are a few signs that suggest you're ready to become an online student. Take a look at the list below to see if you see these signs in your own life.

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