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By Belle Gironda Course Mentor, Composition 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

By Sandy Olene WGU Student Success Specialist Does the very idea of declaring a New Year's resolution make you cringe, or does it bring a sense of hope for change in the upcoming year? January can be a time of reflection. Think about the past year: You can learn from

By Kate Porter Course Instructor, General Education 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 Instructors, subject-matter experts who are available to help students get through course material. Advice

By Jill Fellow Program Mentor, Teachers College 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 instructors, subject-matter experts who are available to help students get through course material. Advice

By Amber Wiltgen WGU graduate (B.S. Accounting) and future student (MBA) When Amber Wiltgen was in her online accounting degree program at WGU, she was able to make excellent use of the online university's competency-based education model to accelerate quickly through her program. After one particularly successful term, Amber's mentor

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 Instructors, subject-matter experts who are available to help students get through course material. Advice from your mentors and instructors is invaluable

When I signed up for WGU, I don’t remember being told that I’d be writing until I caught a case of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. (I see you, Enrollment Counselor who shall go unnamed.) So when they loaded my courses in and I took a look, my first thought was, "I’m

By Jason Carr You know that you have that paper to write or the next chapter to read, but instead of knocking it out you let it linger for weeks, or even months (YIKES!). As online university students, it is often easy to succumb to distractions that detract from our

If you are in the WGU online Teachers College , working hard toward getting a degree and becoming a teacher, the light at the end of the tunnel is demonstration teaching. Maybe you can just see it way off in the distance; maybe it’s getting closer and brighter every day.

January is National Mentoring Month , and throughout the month, WGU Connection will be highlighting stories of WGU mentors and the students they’ve helped along the way. Interview with Rachel Brand Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education, Interdisciplinary Studies (K-8) Twentynine Palms, California Rachel Brand is a military wife working

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