Inspirational Quotes to Motivate You Through the Quarter

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There are new friends to be made and lessons to be learned when beginning a new college quarter. It can sometimes be challenging, but it can also be inspirational and rewarding. Know Rasmussen College is here to support you and to help you balance your coursework and life. Below is a resource for you to come back to week by week in order for you to find the inspiration, motivation and confidence necessary to successfully complete the quarter.

Week 1

It’s a new quarter. Be sure you're prepared for anything that comes your way, as you will be given access to your classes and be able to check your syllabi to understand what you will be learning for the quarter. As the old saying goes, seize the day or maybe in this case, the quarter!


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Week 2

Keep on that positivity kick from day one. The moment is yours for the taking and momentum you have now to finish those first assignments is great. Keep treading towards your goal.


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Week 3

You’re likely in the rhythm of the quarter by now and have a feel for what your studies demand. Do you have a specific homework routine in place yet? This is the week to identify any lingering hurdles to your success and adjust accordingly.


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Week 4

Shine your star and showcase your talent. You have the desire to get to the finish line and your hard work is paying off. The novelty of a new quarter may be wearing off, but you can still draw inspiration from your ongoing commitment to improving yourself.


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Week 5

The mud is thick, but your skin is thicker. Keep pushing through the mud, you will make it.


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Week 6

You have made it mid-quarter. Congratulations on continuing to work hard on your goals. Good luck on your mid-quarter exam(s); study hard, this is your time to shine.


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Week 7

Can you believe it’s been nearly two months since the quarter started? Keep putting one foot in front of the other; you’ll be at the finish line before you know it.


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Week 8

Your routine has become a finely tuned machine with the strides you are making this quarter. Keep working hard and show off your talent in the coming weeks; you got it!


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Week 9

Do you see that? It’s the end of the quarter and you are almost there. You still have the drive and motivation from day one to keep studying and working hard on those last projects of the quarter. You got it.


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Week 10

Time is moving quickly, and it looks like your right on track. Keep up the wonderful work and run toward your target goal for this quarter. Can you feel what used to be ambition slowly transitioning into confidence?


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Week 11

You have put in a lot of hard work this quarter and it shows. Study hard this week and show those finals what you are made of. You know your goal, and it’s only a week away.


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Week 12

Do you remember what made you start from day one? Look at you now, you made it. You fought the good fight and you have finished strong. Be proud of your achievements this week, and prepare to do it all again next quarter.


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The above quotes are included for inspirational purposes only and do not constitute an endorsement of Rasmussen College from the speakers or sources referenced.

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