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9/18/2013 2:38 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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9/16/2013 1:11 pm

For those starting a career in teaching, whether they are fresh out of school or embarking on a new career path, entering the classroom for the first time as the sole educator in charge can be daunting. While student teaching can help one prepare for the experience, without a mentor, the transition can be tricky.

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9/6/2013 10:28 am

B.S. in Business Management graduate Bryan Lee explains how he overcame tragedies in his personal life to finish his degree. He also shares how his WGU mentor and WellConnect program helped him overcome the struggles he faced while he pursued his degree.

8/19/2013 2:42 pm

With the end of summer comes a certain bittersweet excitement as the weather starts to cool and the kids start back to school. In elementary school, back-to-school sales and the joy of a new pencil case were all I asked for around this time of year, but as we get older the whole back-to-school excitement might wane a bit.

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