We scoured the web for expert advice and polled some current Rasmussen College students who can identify with your time management struggles to learn some important tips for staying on top of assignments and exams in the midst of busy schedules.
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Earning a degree while raising kids is not for the faint of heart. Keeping your kids fed and at least somewhat clean can seem like a tough task on its own some days, but when coupled with the demands of college level coursework your daily responsibilities can seem daunting. Don't worry, we're here to help. We've compiled the advice of students with children and have come up with some tips to help improve your study skills and make your life a little easier.
Are you on Google+. Students can utilize this amazing social media platform to gain an edge during their time in school and beyond.
No matter what career you are pursuing, you will need to learn the lingo used in your field or industry. All industries have their own unique blend of terms, acronyms and abbreviations. If you want to fully understand the industry and your organization in order to do your job effectively, it's imperative you understand this language from the start.
Imagine your nursing journey. Does it start with you as a youngster, bandaging up Barbies and suturing stuffed animals and end with a dream nursing career and live patients? There are, of course, a few things missing from the middle of that scenario - specifically nursing school and passing the NCLEX. While nursing school provides a foundation for becoming a nurse, passing the NCLEX is what actually allows you to practice as an RN or LPN. Preparing to take exams can be stressful, so we've put together some NCLEX tips to help you feel prepared.
As you begin earning your degree, it's important to leverage every opportunity to stand out among the crowd of future job seekers. And it starts in the classroom.
Identify strategies and set goals to develop valuable study skills. Watch this webinar and you will discover new tools to help you succeed.
Whether you need help with time management or keeping in touch with your family and friends, there's an app that can assist you. To lend a hand with your daily to-do's we have put together a list of 50 smartphone apps for college students, so you can be organized and not have to sweat the small stuff.
Any parent knows back-to-school time can be hectic. Schedules are more rigid with more packed into them like homework and extra-curricular activities. It can be a lot to balance for anyone, but for parents who are also students it can be near impossible at times. That doesn't just mean trying to squeeze in an extra hour or two a week for classes. It means an additional hour or two per class on top of that in study time.
Responding to your classmates in the discussion forum is an essential part of online courses. In the discussion forum, students have the chance to interact with one another and share their individual points of view. Although responding to your classmates' posts may seem like a simple task, many students have a difficult time writing thoughtful responses which promote discussion and student interaction.
Did you know that roughly 40% of college students in America are non-traditional students? Many college students now may be working full time, have family/military obligations, and many other obligations that make finding time to study difficult. While in school, you need to ensure that it is a top priority, but we understand that it can be difficult. To help you successfully manage your coursework, here is a list of the top 10 must-know study tips for busy college students:
Developing effective note taking skills is one of the first steps to college success. In addition to helping you stay organized, learning how to take effective notes can assist you in the comprehension and retention of class material.