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Summer break may be just around the corner for your family, friends, and colleagues at a traditional university, but as Night Owls, we don’t take breaks! Whether you’re just getting started with your first term or plowing through your last, we hope the advice and news in this month’s edition of The Night Owl student newsletter helps you dive into the summer months with renewed drive and determination.
We’re just a couple months away from celebrating the Class of Summer 2014 at July’s national commencement ceremony in Salt Lake City. Full details are at www.wgu.edu/commencement, but here’s a quick rundown:
Summer 2014 Commencement
July 12, 2014, EnergySolutions Arena
301 West South Temple
Salt Lake City, Utah 84101
2014 Summer Mixer
Friday, July 11, 2014
Friday, May 9 – Student speaker application deadline
Monday, June 2 – Summer ceremony program book deadline
Friday, June 27 – Cap and gown order deadline
Friday June 27 – RSVP deadline for commencement ceremony
Affordable-Online-Colleges.net has reaffirmed your decision to attend WGU: Your university was at the top of its list of the 30 highest-rated and most-affordable online colleges in the United States.
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From fun and funny tidbits about the life of a student to student and mentor stories andadvice focused on your college and work careers, if you’re not following us on Pinterest, you’re missing the latest. We’re easy to find: www.pinterest.com/wgu.
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U.S. News recently ran this article chock-full of tips for finding success as an online student. The advice is especially for moms and, best of all, it comes from moms who are in online classes—including WGU student Amanda Matheny!
Heed the moms' advice »
WGU student Nikki says: “When it comes to objectives, study the areas where your scores fell short on the pre-assessment. No use in studying the areas you are competent in. Saves a lot of time.”
A seven-member team of students and mentors from the College of IT made us proud at the National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition in Austin, Texas.
Read about our CCDC team »
Hate math? General Education Course Mentor Neil Starr has helped countless math-phobic Night Owls conquer their fears, and he has 10 tips to help you do the same.
Show that math who's boss »
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WGU and Utah Jazz Award 3 Students Tuition for a Year
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