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Today's college students are breaking the stereotypical mold. Older students are no longer intimidated to conquer college later in life, and many colleges see students in their 20s studying alongside students in their 30s, 40s—even 60s! If it's been a long time since you've been in a classroom, it's important
By Tracey Kell, WGU Student Success Specialist Test anxiety is a common experience that many students have before taking an assessment or during the actual exam. It is frustrating to draw a blank during an assessment or to become so nervous that you cannot concentrate enough to answer the questions.
WellConnect, provided by WGU to its students, provides financial resources to you and the members of your household in order to help alleviate financial pressures, enabling you to focus on your studies and the things that really matter to you and your family. Periodically, The Night Owl blog shares advice
By Becky Crawford WGU Mentor, College of Business 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.
The flexibility, portability, and convenience of online degree programs make universities that offer them an excellent option for many military personnel and their families. But as with traditional universities, the quality of online universities varies greatly. Before choosing an online university, it’s important to do your homework: Call enrollment offices,
Quick! When we say the word "inspiration," what do you think of? Everyone has something—a scene in a movie, a quote, the example of a loved one—that keeps them motivated, that they go to when they need a reminder to keep trudging forward. When they need inspiration. Making your way
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
As they say, it’s not what you know; it’s who you know. But in the networking-crazed world of business today, how do you keep track of who you know, and who they know, and how the people who know the people you know might help you reach your goals? If
In our busy day-to-day lives, we’ve had to come up with lots of tricks to remind ourselves of important things. In our busy day-to-day lives, we’ve had to come up with lots of tricks to remind ourselves of important things. A note on the refrigerator reminding us of an upcoming
You never get a second chance to make a first impression . We’ve all heard those words of warning, and they can be a little intimidating. It puts a lot of pressure on that first meeting—pressure to put your very best foot forward, to make your first impression a positive
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