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With the new year upon us, we will undoubtedly come across plenty of advice on "how to set a goal and keep it." We will learn that the key to a goal is to make it SMART—specific, measurable, attainable, relevant, and time-bound. For example, "I will lose weight" is a great start, but it’s not a SMART goal. To turn it into a SMART goal, focus on "what by when"—say, "I will run 30 minutes every Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday." This goal is much more specific, measurable, and attainable.
By Emily Lyman Cohort Facilitator You know that feeling when you just can't master a topic? A little bit of dread, a little bit of frustration and a whole lot of getting stuck. Good news! The mentors here at WGU have built something to get you unstuck. We call them
Last month, we celebrated a new milestone in our mission to provide access to high-quality education for more Americans: For the first time, we surpassed 50,000 currently enrolled students.
To succeed as an online college student, you have to be motivated and driven. A self-starter. Great at time management and determined to succeed. And when you do succeed, the rewards are many: a better job, a promotion, a new career maybe. Perhaps a raise. Definitely the satisfaction of a
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