College Life Blog

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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7 Skills Employers Look For Regardless of the Job

There are certain skills employers look for that have nothing to do with the actual job duties. Mastering these talents make you a coveted employee regardless of the field you're working in. Do you possess these skills? We'll help you find out!

6 Best Jobs for Moms: Balancing Family and Full-Time Work

There’s no one-size-fits-all perfect career for moms—every personal situation is different, and you may value some factors more than others. That being said, these six jobs feature an appealing mix for many mothers and are an excellent starting point for your consideration.

8 Test Anxiety Tips to Help You Stay Calm and Confident

You’re not alone in your battle with test anxiety. That’s why we spoke to the experts to round up these eight test anxiety tips to help you break through the nerves, so you can pass each test without fear and get back to the part of college you love best: learning.

What Are ‘New-Collar’ Jobs? Understanding the Current Demands of the Workforce

Today’s workforce is chock-full of job opportunities that don’t necessarily require a bachelor’s degree but do call for a highly specialized skill set. These jobs have been dubbed "new-collar" jobs, and this sector of the workforce is growing. Join us as we look closer at some new-collar jobs you might come across in today's labor force.

6 Overlooked Advantages of Millennials in the Workplace

There are plenty of commonly held beliefs about millennials that, while maybe anchored by a sliver of truth, tend to overgeneralize and make broad conclusions based on those facts. Join us as we hear from experts and dive into research studies to dissect the facts and falsehoods about millennials in the workforce.

7 Effective Time Management Tips for College Students

Whether you’re fresh out of high school or working two jobs while raising a family, these time management strategies for college students will help keep you organized and your assignments on time. Take note of these tried and true tips from college graduates who came before you.