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6/24/2013 9:42 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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6/18/2013 1:34 pm

After months of preparation, we are delighted to officially announce the launch of our newly designed Career & Professional Development Center. Whether you are established in your career, new to your field, or currently seeking employment, WGU’s Career & Professional Development Center has something for you!

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6/15/2013 9:59 am

More companies are moving their IT functions online, which may have some with careers in information technology worried. IT professionals are experts in technology - is it possible that that will be the very thing that pushes them out of their jobs? Although publicly available cloud computing services and intuitive programs are making it easier for employees to use technology effectively, there are still plenty of reasons that companies are keeping their IT departments around.

6/2/2013 2:32 pm

After several years with a successful career in nursing, you may be contemplating the pros and cons of going back to school. Earning a master's degree is an excellent way to further your career: It can boost your salary, make you more employable or allow you to take your career in a new direction, such as becoming a teacher. For many nurses pursuing a master's degree, going back to school means simultaneously working full time. While earning an online nursing degree makes this possible, use these tips to avoid becoming overwhelmed.

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