With more than 22,000 students in all 50 states seeking online degrees at WGU, we’ve decided it’s time to adopt a mascot. And we’re now inviting WGU students, alumni, staff, and friends like you to send us your ideas for a mascot.
Attending an online university means learning a lot of information in an accelerated amount of time. It can be difficult to keep concepts and details straight, but using mnemonic devices is a quick way to jog your memory. What is a mnemonic device? It is a memory technique that allows you to condense information by using a rhyme or phrase to help you remember it.
The decision to earn an online degree is often met with other obligations and priorities that life hands us. Through hard work and perseverance, anything is possible. Watch the “Achieve More with WGU” video and find out why WGU has made earning a degree a reality for so many working adults.
One of the most common reasons people decide not to pursue a degree is time management. Many people look at their full-time jobs and family life and think "I don't have a minute to spare!" While you may be busy, Western Governor's online university is designed to allow students to manage their lives and studies effectively. Below are some tips to help you on your way to earning an online degree. You may have more time than you think!