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We can all use a little “behind-the-scenes” advice as we forge new paths. We’ve got the tips and tricks you need for an easy integration of school and life.

40 tips for students to fight stress

Written by Ashworth College on Monday, 24 December 2018. Posted in Life Hacks

40 tips for students to fight stress

When it comes to managing stress in college, online students—and definitely Ashworth College students—hold the advantage.

Ashworth College students work at their own pace without the stressors of due dates, class times, driving to and from school, finding parking, etc.

Even so, we can’t get rid of all life’s stressors. So we’ve complied this list of tips for managing stress for our students, to remind you to take a deep breath (#2 on the list!) and indulge in some much-deserved self-care when necessary!

Use these 5 apps to manage stress and anxiety in college

Written by Ashworth College on Wednesday, 28 November 2018. Posted in Life Hacks

Use these 5 apps to manage stress and anxiety in college

Ashworth College allows you to study on your terms, whenever and however you want. But even with flexible study times, no due dates, and no “cramming for exam” dates, stress still creeps in. When it does, remind yourself that stress can be a good thing. You’re most likely stressed because you want to perform well, meet obligations, be a better person. All worthy goals! But to do all those things, you’ll need to wrangle stress down to a manageable level.

What do employers really look for in a resume? Three things to include and three things to avoid.

Written by Ashworth College on Thursday, 25 October 2018. Posted in Career, Life Hacks

What do employers really look for in a resume? Three things to include and three things to avoid.

When it comes to what employers want to see in a resume, you may be surprised. Certainly they want to see the standard bits of information, such as education, job history, and training. But what they’re really looking for is a means by which to determine if you’re the right hire for the job. This means they’re also looking at information such as results, relevance, signs of motivation, and an indication that you have a genuine interest in the company and position.

What do employers look for in an interview? These 4 interview secrets can help you land the job.

Written by Ashworth College on Wednesday, 17 October 2018. Posted in Career, Life Hacks

What do employers look for in an interview? These 4 interview secrets will help you land the job.

During an interview, a prospective employer wants to get to know you better as a person. Your resume tells a prospective employer everything he or she needs to know about your educational background, work history, and job skills. You’ll be expected to answer questions on these topics but, to ace an interview, you need to be able to speak beyond your resume.

5 tips to get you started when you’re going back to school

Written by Ashworth College on Monday, 27 August 2018. Posted in Life Hacks, Online College

5 tips to get you started when you’re going back to school

You got the kids back to school, now what about yourself? What are you hoping to accomplish this fall?

Put a diploma, career certificate, or degree in your future by making a commitment to furthering your education. You’ll be setting an excellent example for your children (or grandchildren) and advancing your career at the same time.

Going back to school as an adult doesn’t have to be intimidating. You can achieve success with online learning by using these five tips to start off on the right foot.

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