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January 2011 Posts

 
1/27/2011 9:00 am

For many, secondary education is the key to personal satisfaction and professional success. The sense of accomplishment and skills earned from your online degree will certainly be worth the time and effort. Still, the stress of day-to-day life can make your end goal seem further away than you might like. If stress is getting the best of you, here are some tips to help reduce the anxiety of being an online student while keeping up with life’s responsibilities.

Online Student Tips
1/24/2011 8:18 am

Higher education has come a long way. From 3500 B.C., when wealthy families provided education for boys only, to the late 1980s when the first online university was launched. Consider the developments of culture and society during the Middle Ages or the basic computer systems that allowed for the first remote student-teacher interactions.

WGU News
1/21/2011 9:12 am

Check out our most recent student population map updated December 31, 2010.

WGU News
1/13/2011 2:37 pm

Recently, Western Governors University was featured in the Los Angeles Times Personal Finance column by Kathy Kristof. The article focuses on the non-profit approach WGU takes to making higher education accessible, flexible, and affordable for students all over the country. WGU lets students like Orleatha Smith (featured in the article) have a full-time job, take care of family responsibilities, and go to school at the same time. The online university tailors education to the individual and allows students to work at an accelerated pace.

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