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10/14/2013 11:30 am

Everyone is talking about competency-based education. Last month, a bipartisan group of Congress members in the U.S. House of Representatives introduced legislation that would establish a Competency-Based Education Demonstration Program.

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10/10/2013 10:39 am

Are you haunted by the thought that you never completed your education? Do you have nightmares that you may be passed over for a promotion because you don’t have a degree? What scares you the most about returning to school to complete your bachelor’s or master’s degree?

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10/4/2013 2:55 pm

Do you know about Academic Services at WGU? The resources that WGU students work with most frequently are their student mentors and course mentors. The Academic Services department is the "next-door neighbor" to Mentoring and consists of many teams that assist students and guide them on their path to academic, placement, and professional success.

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9/18/2013 1:38 pm

At WGU, each student is assigned a personal faculty member to work with them as a mentor throughout their time at WGU. Additionally, each course has its own course mentors, subject-matter experts who are available to help students get through course material. Advice from your mentors is invaluable as you make your way through your online degree program. But we also want you to benefit from the wisdom of mentors not necessarily assigned to you, so occasionally, The Night Owl features advice from WGU mentors in colleges throughout the university.

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