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By Tyler McNiven WGU MBA Graduate While my journey is unique, it contains principles common to both current students and graduates. An unknown author once said, “Success requires sacrifice. The first step to a good plan is deciding what you are willing to give up.” We all made such decisions
At WGU, each student is assigned a personal faculty member to work with them as a mentor throughout their time at WGU. Additionally, each course has its own course mentors, subject-matter experts who are available to help students get through course material. Advice from your mentors is invaluable as you
Between full-time school, work, and personal responsibilities, Night Owls' schedules can fill up rather quickly. We recognize how busy you are and are impressed with your efforts to stay involved with your communities, making service a priority. Martin Luther King Day is on the third Monday of January. For some
A message from your WGU mentors Once or twice a year, mentors may be harder to reach because we are attending academic meetings and commencement. Your regular mentor calls might be rescheduled, and it might take us longer than usual to get back to you when you have questions. We
Krystal Covington, MBA, is a woman who knows how to stretch herself. With a refined strategy in place, she’s going places—and it’s due to her purposeful goals and efforts. A sampling of her career accomplishments includes being founder of Women of Denver, a published author, a public speaker, and a
Setting goals and creating an action plan can be comforting and generate good habits. But sometimes life does not go according to plan, and that requires flexibility and adaptability. Farid Giahi, a WGU alum and returning student, has been taught that lesson a few times over. Farid grew up in
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