For busy, working adults, a flexible, competency-based online university like WGU is often the best bet for earning a degree—even, sometimes, for people who work at a traditional university. Chris Dann of Port Orange, Florida, was in just that boat. He had been an IT professional for 14 years but

Readers of this blog who attend WGU know that, as an online university student, you spend most of your study time on the Internet. And even non-student readers of this blog know that "Internet” and "cute pictures of baby animals” go hand in hand. The Atlantic reports on a new

We all know that knowledge is power. In an economy where competition for jobs is tough and advanced degrees can give you the edge, you might even say that education gives you a superpower. Just for fun, we recently asked WGU’s Facebook fans what superpowers WGU’s mascot Sage the Night

This is the third in a three-part series on how to do your research in selecting an online college. Part 1 dealt with how to start your search, and part 2 listed some of the questions you should ask. This week, we’ve been providing tips for researching online universities and

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