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2/24/2011 1:31 pm

You are not the only student who fears deadlines. They creep up, cause stress, and generally generate a feeling of dread. What if you could alter these negative thoughts into a productive mindset? For many online university students, a deadline is considered unpleasant simply because it has negative connotations. By learning how to proactively tackle your work, a list of tasks to cross off will become a pleasure rather than a pain. Avoid the common mistakes below and you will be one step closer to a new way of useful thinking.

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2/15/2011 5:00 pm

Western Governors University awarded 1,922 master’s and bachelor’s degrees on February 12 during its winter commencement ceremony. The event, the 20th for WGU, recognized students who have completed their online degrees since July of last year.

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2/9/2011 4:34 pm

In December, WGU launched the Facebook “Like” Sweepstakes, which included a drawing for a Kindle reader. This week, WGU’s Facebook page counts more than 6,000 fans. Jessica Crawford from Warren, Pennsylvania! Jessica, a student in WGU’s Teachers College and one of our new Facebook fans, was selected in a random drawing and will receive a Kindle reader.

2/8/2011 1:24 pm

Online education has become increasingly popular in the last decade. Students are opting for the flexibility of at-home study in lieu of an on-campus experience. Colleges and universities everywhere are following suit, allowing their students to complete all or part of their degrees using distance learning. While online university trends are on the rise, some students may be wary of the credibility and cost of earning a degree online.

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