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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
By Teresa Webb Student Mentor, College of Health Professions As a mentor of graduate nursing studens, I have found that many of the traits necessary to performing as a professionally competent nurse are the same traits required to be a successful WGU student who thrives in our self-paced, competency-based educational
By Shauna Samuel MSN–Leadership & Management, Graduated November 2015 Welcome to WGU! Here are a few tips that I have used and found helpful: Email all of the course mentors for the courses you’re enrolled in. Introduce yourself and ask for tips and study guides. They will send an email
By Nana Morrison M.S. Management and Leadership Graduate , 2016 When I started writing this piece of advice, I was at the finishing line of my graduate program. As compared to my undergraduate days, my thought process has been transformed, which has made a difference in the way I saw
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
'Tis the season for family, friends, parties, shopping, decorating, wrapping gifts, finishing up the calendar year at work, taking kids to see the lights and go ice skating and see Santa and ... If you're exhausted just reading all that, you may not have even noticed one critically important task
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