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Rockford Medical Assistant Climbs Ladder to RN Degree

Sometimes a school is worth waiting for. Or at least it was for Rockford, Ill., nursing student Kerstein Bracken. She earned an associate degree in medical assisting from Rasmussen College in 2011 and planned to pursue another associate degree in nursing immediately after graduation. Waiting lists at other schools and the news of the nursing program eventually coming to the Rockford campus, however, made her decide to wait.

War Refugee Turned College Student: How One Rasmussen College Student Overcame Adversity to Achieve Success

From the outside, Michael Valentich looks and sounds like many 24-year-old college students. Having recently earned his Criminal Justice Associate's degree at the Rockford campus, he decided to continue his education at Rasmussen College by pursuing a bachelor's degree online. Valentich is also balancing school with a full time job. His recent success is no doubt impressive; how he reached this point in life though is truly inspirational.

The Importance and Value of a College Degree

With an economy only slowly recovering from a deep recession, and jobs still scarce those seeking employment are increasingly realizing the value and importance of a college degree. Learn more about the value of higher education and how it can help you achieve your career goals.

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