WGU Student Newsletter March 2015

March is here, and whether it comes in like a lamb or a lion where you are, we know you'll continue to tackle your studies with the focus of a Night Owl. But as motivated as you are, we know that springtime brings new challenges—who wants to be stuck inside doing schoolwork when the weather is finally getting nice outside? So in this month's edition of The Night Owl student newsletter, we offer some tips for beating spring fever—along with the usual inspiring stories and news to keep you on track this month.

Commencement Recap (with Video)

One of the best ways to boost your motivation is to hear the success stories of your fellow Night Owls—and commencement comes packed with precisely that kind of story! Check out the photos, videos, and stories that made Winter 2015 Commencement a truly memorable event.

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WGU a Top Producer of Minority Nurses

WGU is proud to contribute to a diverse nursing workforce—and we're honored to have been recognized as one of the nation's top providers of nursing degrees to students of color.

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6 Ways to Combat Spring Fever

Are you gazing out the window, wishing you could be out there playing instead of in here studying? Here are some tips to help you stay on task as the weather warms up.

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How Zach Found the Right School for Him

Two attempts at college left Zachary Cummings feeling discouraged, wondering if he'd ever earn the bachelor's degree he had always dreamed of. Then he found WGU, and now—less than two years later—he not only has his bachelor's taken care of, but he's well on his way to his MBA as well!

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‘Know This Stuff Inside and Out'

WGU student Heather says: "I found the Skillsoft exercises and other videos to be so useful in actually learning and retaining the information in the course. My goal isn't just to pump out tests, but to actually know this stuff inside and out. For me, these interactive training modules were invaluable. Sure, I can learn from reading, but I can only read and interpret things within my own scope of understanding and perspective. The interactive training allows for a different perspective and potential for ‘aha!' moments when studying."

More News Stories

"Students Confirm: Mentor-Based Faculty Works"
News-Press: "Lehigh High School Dropout Earns Master's Degree"
The News-Gazette: "The Sky's No Limit"

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