Online Student Tips

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

Is finally earning that bachelor's or master's degree on your list of New Year's resolutions for 2016? Before enrolling at any university, it is important to do your homework. Here is a checklist that will help you make sure that you choose a college that will help you achieve your

by Mary Gordon, IT Program 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

It’s almost the end of the year, which means it’s almost time to start gathering up those forms for tax season! As a student or alum, there are some things you should know about or consider regarding tuition you paid to WGU during 2015 and how it might affect your

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

Ever wonder who your fellow Night Owls are? What companies employ the most WGU alumni? What fields do students work in? How can you connect and network with them? How can being a Night Owl help you get your foot in the door? A relatively new feature on LinkedIn has

To assist you with the culminating educational experience of completing a capstone for your degree, WGU has provided the Comprehensive Capstone Archive site. This Archive gives you access to the capstone work of other students in order to get an idea of how to proceed with your own individual capstone.

Can you feel that in the air? It’s back-to-school time, and even though the traditional academic calendar doesn’t apply at WGU, many of us Night Owls have kids in K–12 or even college classes that do follow the standard semester model. For those students, the end of August and beginning

To succeed as an online college student, you have to be motivated and driven. A self-starter. Great at time management and determined to succeed. And when you do succeed, the rewards are many: a better job, a promotion, a new career maybe. Perhaps a raise. Definitely the satisfaction of a

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