The holiday season is a terrible time to find a new job, right? Isn’t that what conventional wisdom says? Well, maybe. But sometimes going against conventional wisdom may be the wisest decision you can make.
Thanks to recent congressional changes to the Post-9/11 GI Bill, Mark is one of the many veterans whose decision to attend an online university now carries the added benefit of eligibility for the VA housing stipend. This applies to students at WGU and its state subsidiaries.
WGU Texas was created by Governor Rick Perry on August 3, 2011, the third state after Indiana and Washington to create state-endorsed online nonprofit universities in partnership with the national Western Governors University.
An online university is a great fit for many working adults who need or want to continue their education by earning a degree – sometimes to advance in the field they are already working in, and sometimes to change careers or launch a new one.