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10/21/2013 6:30 am

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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10/20/2013 12:06 am

In order to build a successful career in business, it is often said that, like a shark, you need to keep moving to survive. As part of that constant movement, it's imperative for business managers and administrators to always be looking for opportunities for more training, including learning from, and sometimes with, the competition.

Business College
10/14/2013 12:30 pm

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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10/12/2013 12:06 am

Have you considered becoming an IT consultant? This career in information technology is becoming much more in demand as companies look for ways to cut costs while simultaneously receiving the IT support they need. For anyone with an interest in information technology, consulting can be an exciting career path because it allows for much more flexibility than the typical corporate environment.