Articles tagged with college life

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 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.

2014 Holiday Gift Guide for College Students

What do college students need? What can I give that won't have them awkwardly asking for a gift receipt? Rather than taking a shot in the dark, take a look at this list we compiled. Your holiday shopping will be finished in no time thanks to these useful gift ideas for college students.

How to Find Scholarships: 4 Places You Should be Looking

Affordability is important when choosing a degree program. But don't let those initial numbers scare you. There are plenty of scholarship opportunities out there to help lower the bottom line. Here's four places to search for scholarships.

9 Tips for Re-entering the Workforce

Whether you were a stay-at-home mom, have a disability, enlisted in the military or just took some time off from your career, reentering the workforce can seem daunting. But it doesn't have to be. Career expert Jessica Koltz, Rasmussen College career services advisor, says there are plenty of ways for you to prepare for reentering the workforce, including everything from volunteer work to your social media privacy settings.

11 Apps to Keep Your Brain Trained & Entertained

We compiled a list of the best brain-training apps to help you excel in the classroom and have fun while doing it. Take a look and you're bound to find something that will help you start climbing the ladder to success in the classroom.

The Gap Year: Scholastic Sabbaticals Are on the Rise [Infographic]

Wouldn't it be nice to travel the world? In some countries (and now the United States, too), the time after high school-referred to as a gap year-is when people choose to get in that valuable early life experience. Check out this infographic to learn the pros and cons of taking a gap year.

5 Reasons You Should Join the 'RasLounge' Online Community Today!

There's a new social presence in town with over 5,000 registered users and they're all in the same boat you're in-they're students. This is a place that you can learn from others, gain support, make new friends, hear firsthand news and connect with others anytime, anywhere.

Parents Going Back to School: Set the Stage for Your Kids

As a parent of young children, you already know that most of your decisions affect your little ones. Going back to school is no exception. At first consideration, you may feel like earning a degree is "doing something for me." But multiple studies suggest parents with higher levels of education tend to raise children who go onto higher levels of education.

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