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 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.

What Is Emotional Intelligence? Exploring the Value of a High EQ

Emotional intelligence isn’t a skill you’re born with, and hiring managers are always on the lookout for new recruits who display a high EQ. Learn how your emotional intelligence could be your biggest asset in your next career and how a college education can help you develop this important skill.

The Importance of Teamwork Skills in Work and 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.

7 Jobs that Use Math: Finding the Formula for Your Future

You’ve always been a numbers person. So why not use that to your advantage in your future career? Regardless of where your interests lie, there’s an opportunity for you to leverage your love of math to make a living. Learn more about seven options.

8 Great Ways to Learn Something New to Improve Your Resume

There are plenty of ways to spend your spare time online, but why not choose some that could better you personally or professionally? Perhaps even develop a skill to help round out your resume. Here's a list of great resources to help you get started.

6 Critical Thinking Skills You Need to Master Now

Developing your critical thinking skills is something that takes concentrated work. It can be best to begin by exploring the definition of critical thinking and the skills it includes. Let us help you gain a deeper understanding.