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12/15/2014 3:25 pm

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.

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12/2/2014 11:54 am

When you enrolled at WGU, you gave yourself—and your family—the gifts that a high-quality, flexible education brings: better opportunities, a brighter future, and the fulfillment of goals and dreams too long delayed.

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11/25/2014 11:43 am

There are college myths, and then there's reality.

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11/17/2014 4:18 pm

The holidays are upon us! Thanksgiving will be here in just over a week. Then it's Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and all the craziness that follows—school programs for your children, office parties, religious events, family gatherings, shopping, and holiday trips. December will be a jam-packed month! And you'll also have studies to do and courses to finish.

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