WGU Student Newsletter January 2015

Happy New Year, Night Owl! We wish you a 2015 filled with success toward your goals and a bright future for you and your family. And remember: We at WGU are here for you to help make that wish a reality!

#1 in STEM Again

A new study from Eduventures shows that WGU continues to lead the way in training new science and math teachers, filling a crucial national need.

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Top School for Military 8 Years Running

Once again, Military Advanced Education has included WGU among its top schools providing a high-quality, flexible, affordable education to military members, veterans, and their families.

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New Master's Degree for Aspiring English Teachers

WGU's newest degree program is in our NCATE-accredited Teachers College: The new MAT English is for those who have always wanted to teach and have an undergrad degree in English but aren't yet licensed.

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Mentor Advice: The College Student 'Diet'

Most diets are about eating less. But College of Business Student Mentor Autumn Miller recommends a "diet plan" for WGU students that involves biting off as much as you can chew.

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10 Steps to Successful Resolutions

Resolving to make 2015 the year you finish your degree? Making a goal of finally earning that promotion or getting that dream job? Whatever your New Year’s resolution is this year, these tips will help you find success.

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Tennesseans Reflect on the Gift of an Education

A dad with dyslexia. A nurse who wanted to move into administration and leadership. A mom with a lifelong dream of becoming a teacher. From our friends at WGU Tennessee, these three video interviews will inspire you with Night Owl pride.

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There's a Reason They're 'Frequently Asked'

WGU student Heather says: "Review the FAQs in the various sections within the Course of Study, sometimes even before reading the assigned materials or completing the activities. There are SO many awesome tips that can ease the burden of figuring things out on your own—clarifications that you might not even think to ask for and tips and tricks that are extremely helpful! I only discovered this gem after completing 25 CUs and I kick myself for not taking advantage of this earlier."

More News Stories

Gallup: "The Real Disruptive Innovation in Education"
The Texas Tribune: "Video: How Technology is Transforming Education"

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