I remember it like it was yesterday. Failing my first assessment in the Social Science Program of the WGU Teachers College. It was the beginning of my junior year and I had been sailing along swimmingly. The PASSES were accumulating nicely in my degree plan. That was until my habit of “going it alone” finally caught up to me.
So you have an idea that you think is the next big thing? You have a great skill that you’re certain will fill a need in the marketplace? Or you just dream of one day being in business for yourself? You’re on your way to being an entrepreneur. But what’s next? What are the ups and downs of being an entrepreneur, and what skills will serve you well on your journey?
WGU may be the perfect fit for adult learners, but even our students can be kids at heart. Take Brian Butt, a student from Riverton, Utah, earning his IT degree online at WGU. He lives playing video games and making things explode.
You’ve dreamed of being a teacher for a long time. You’ve pictured yourself in front of that classroom, all those little eyes and ears focused on you, ready to learn. You enrolled in an online teacher certification program and you’ve learned a lot about being a teacher.