Finishing Strong with WGU

I didn’t think I would finish college. I did one semester at a local community college right out of high school and then just wasn’t sure if it was worth my time and money to finish my degree. I thought that it was ridiculous for me as an 18 year old with no experience to try to discover what I wanted to do with my life. Instead of continuing on, I went on a journey of self-discovery to find myself. Later on I realized that I did want to finish strong with my degree. I went back and now I’m so glad that I did. I learned a lot about myself in that season and felt a major sense of accomplishment when I walked across that stage and they handed me my degree.

Western Governors University (WGU) is a nonprofit, accredited university– their goal is to address the obstacles facing those who are looking to advance or enter a new phase of their career – such as budget and schedule restraints. WGU excels in four main areas : Business, information technology, education, and nursing. Click here to find out more about their degree programs.

Here’s a Few Things that Makes WGU Different:

Competency Based

  • Learning, not seat time, is the focus – allowing a students program to be individually paced.
  • Passing challenging assessments (tests, assignments, etc.) on your schedule is the critical measure of success, not time in class
  • Once you’ve mastered the course content you can take the assessments whenever you’re ready to demonstrate your competence
  • The more courses you can complete each term shortens your time to completion and saves both time and money

Less Time, Less Money

  • Half the cost of other online schools
  • Graduate with far less debt or none at all

Better Learning Experience

  • Great flexibility – learn any place and any time convenient for you
  • Courses incorporate real-world competencies developed with employer input

Respected and Recognized

  • WGU has the same accreditation as state universities and private colleges
  • WGU has received numerous national awards and recognitions as an innovator for low-cost, high quality education

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This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Western Governors University. The opinions and text are all mine.
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