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2/5/2014 12:47 pm

Across the country, Night Owls are packing their bags, arranging pet-sitters, double-checking that they locked the door and turned off the stove, and heading out of town to take Atlanta by storm. And when they arrive in ATL, they’ll be part of the biggest contingent of Night Owls ever to converge for a WGU commencement ceremony—more than 500 graduates and more than 3,500 family members, friends, faculty, and staff are expected to attend the February 8 event, traveling to Atlanta from at least 46 states and Canada!

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1/2/2014 3:21 pm

Good teachers are in high demand in the U.S. By 2020, we’ll need 440,000 more to keep up with the growing brood of kids ages 5-18. This is great news if you’re passionate about working with youngsters to hone their knowledge and help them grow. The better news? The Department of Education (DOE) has a few suggestions about in-demand teachers for the future. Take a look at these specialties as you carve out a career plan.

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12/31/2013 10:18 am

What made it such a big year for the online university? We’re glad we asked—last week, in fact, we asked WGU’s Facebook fans, Google+ circles, and Twitter followers what they thought was the biggest WGU-related news of 2013. Here are the top 13 vote-getters:

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12/23/2013 2:21 pm

With the new year approaching and resolutions in mind, let’s not forget to complete the 2014-2015 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The 2014-2015 FAFSA will be available for completion January 1, 2014. It is recommended that you complete the FAFSA by January 31, 2014. It is a good idea to complete the FAFSA even if you are self-paying because you never know if grant money is available.

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