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11/20/2013 4:58 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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11/20/2013 10:51 am

A rapidly growing career in information technology is that of health informatics. These IT professionals use their skills to organize and manage health information data used in hospitals and physician's offices across the nation. The increasing reliance on Electronic Health Records means that IT professionals are needed to streamline medical care and automate manual processes. If you're thinking about earning a degree in health informatics, here are four facts you need to know about this career:

11/20/2013 12:06 am

People who are interested in pursuing a career in nursing are on the right track. A recent survey showed that students who have completed their bachelor's degree in nursing have a greater chance of receiving job offers after after they finish school than graduates from other fields.

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10/29/2013 11:06 am

How do you decide when the time is right to go back and earn your bachelor’s or master’s degree online? How do you decide which online university is the right fit for you? How do you know where you’ll have the best chance at being successful?

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