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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.

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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4/15/2013 12:01 pm

Want to maximize your chances of having a great job? Want that job to pay you well? Two new studies getting attention in the field of higher education indicate that, at an ever-increasing rate, college degrees are more and more important for job placement and higher earnings.

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3/25/2013 4:26 pm

This month, we’re sharing a few stories of spectacular Night Owls who are contributing to their communities. Janelle Fletcher, of Gaylord, Michigan, has three passions in life: training dogs, helping people, and computers. And with WGU, she hopes she’s found a way to bring all those passions together as her life’s work.

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