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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.
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
Western Governors University currently has over 23,000 students across the country and overseas. California boasts the most students per single state at 2,250 while Guam (a U.S. territory) has the least, at seven. New Jersey has the most dense population of WGU students with 23.6 students per square mile, with
Recently, Western Governors University was featured in the Los Angeles Times Personal Finance column by Kathy Kristof. The article focuses on the non-profit approach WGU takes to making higher education accessible, flexible, and affordable for students all over the country. WGU lets students like Orleatha Smith (featured in the article)
Memorization can be the most difficult part of online university success. Many students are able to apply what they learn to practical situations, but are unable to readily recite what they've learned. If you have trouble retaining information, don't worry, there are a few ways to improve your skills. Mnemonic
Any accomplishment worth achieving, results from careful planning and hard work. You may have the work ethic, but mapping out a successful online university schedule takes preparation. Follow the tips below to begin plotting a productive term. Tip 1: Examining the Big Picture Take a look at your syllabus or
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