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2/4/2011 4:40 pm

With all truly life-changing endeavors, from losing weight to breaking a bad habit to going to school, having the support of your peers can make the difference between success and failure. Connecting with other students allows you to compare experiences, gain knowledge, and feel included in the university community. If you’re going to college online, you don’t have the luxury of meeting with classmates in person, but “online” doesn’t have to mean “isolated” from your fellow students. Today, there are many great ways to stay connected, feel a part of the school community, and get motivation and support from your peers.

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2/1/2011 12:33 pm

WGU students Casey Jenkins and Stephen Allen were recently chosen to receive the CompTIA Education Foundation’s CompTIA IT Merit Award Scholarship. The award recognizes and rewards students who have recently achieved CompTIA certification and are pursuing a degree in Information Technology.

1/27/2011 9:00 am

For many, secondary education is the key to personal satisfaction and professional success. The sense of accomplishment and skills earned from your online degree will certainly be worth the time and effort. Still, the stress of day-to-day life can make your end goal seem further away than you might like. If stress is getting the best of you, here are some tips to help reduce the anxiety of being an online student while keeping up with life’s responsibilities.

Online Student Tips
1/24/2011 8:18 am

Higher education has come a long way. From 3500 B.C., when wealthy families provided education for boys only, to the late 1980s when the first online university was launched. Consider the developments of culture and society during the Middle Ages or the basic computer systems that allowed for the first remote student-teacher interactions.

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