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5/1/2013 2:54 pm

Anyone well into their career in teaching will tell you that if you are truly dedicated to giving students the best education possible, maintaining a proper work-life balance can be challenging. With so many papers to grade, homework to correct and students that need one-on-one attention after school, your work-life balance is liable to get off track now and again. To get back on the path of effectively managing the daily demands that come with a career in teaching, follow this advice:

Teachers College
4/24/2013 2:58 pm

Five jobs and five kids couldn’t keep L’via Weisinger from accomplishing an educational goal 25 years in the making. Yes, we said five jobs. And five kids—from age 5 to three who are in college.

Nursing
4/23/2013 2:35 pm

One of the reasons having a career in nursing is so exciting is because there are so many possible specializations. Nurses can works in hospitals or doctors' offices, or even help patients by administering home care. Working in the operating room - also known as the OR - alongside surgeons is a specific form of patient care that, given the right skills, can be a great career opportunity for nurses.

Nursing
4/23/2013 10:52 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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