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6/30/2014 2:23 pm

I use a combination of mouse clicks and keystrokes when using my computer, which enables me to work as efficiently as possible. In some cases, using keystrokes is easier and quicker than using the mouse to access a dropdown menu from which I then have to select an option. For example, pressing CTRL + 1 is a more efficient way to single space my paragraph than clicking the Format menu and then drilling down to the spacing option.

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6/23/2014 2:11 pm

One of the great things about WGU is that you have the ability to spend more time on a more difficult course and less time on a course when you are already familiar with the material. The question is what you can do to increase your scholastic performance. It comes down to positive core student behaviors.

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5/21/2014 3:45 pm

So many of us strive to be perfect in everything we do. This condition, which Student Mentor Brenda Scott calls the “perfection disease,” is common among WGU students. Here are her tips to cure it.

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4/29/2014 1:48 pm

This blog post was adapted from advice written by a WGU evaluator—who is also a WGU alum—as feedback to a student who was struggling to write a passing paper for a course in the MBA program. It’s a great perspective from someone who has experience both as a WGU student and faculty member, so we’re sharing it here as helpful advice as you make your way through your online degree program at WGU.

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