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WGU Recognized for Reducing Student Debt by 41% http://prn.to/2bDN6UE
SAN ANTONIO, Aug. 17, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Western Governors University (WGU) has been recognized for...
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You're the person who got yourself here! #WGUgrad #WGUalumni #WGUforLife
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“I like looking back and seeing how far I’ve come.” – Amanda Lisonbee #WGUgrad #WGUforLife #WGUalumni
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“I’m proud of myself, my family, my kids b/c we pulled together & this is a shared success”–Amanda Lisonbee #WGUgrad #WGUforLife #WGUalumni
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“I needed to show my children that tragedy is an obstacle&obstacles R meant 4 overcoming” – Amanda Lisonbee #WGUgrad #WGUforLife #WGUalumni
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“We are the overcomers, up at dawners, never-give uppers. We are WGU.” – Sarah Biermann #WGUgrad https://youtu.be/vDYNTTSNenM
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2016 Summer graduates: Average age 39. The youngest is 17, the oldest is 77. 34% are first generation college graduates. #WGUgrad #WGUalumni
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“Today is our someday” – Amanda Lisonbee #WGUgrad #WGUforLife #WGUalumni
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“I didn’t give up, even when no one would have held it against me.” – Amanda Lisonbee #WGUgrad #WGUforLife #WGUalumni
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Lorinda Forrest
a week ago
I've completed my undergraduate and am now working on my Master's through WGU. Both times I performed extensive research on online university platforms and WGU is by far the least expensive and the most flexible. It is critical in an online program such as this to be self-motivated and your efforts are supported by the care and dedication of the WGU mentors. I very much appreciate the competency model because with my extensive work experience I already knew some of the material, so with a quick review of the coursework I was able to sit for a few finals right away. Also, as a full-time employee living in a rural area, I'm able to study when it works for me. I do want to confirm that the programs have academic rigor - just because they are online doesn't mean they are less difficult. I definitely earned my degree. For anyone looking for an online education experience with a quality institution, I highly recommend WGU.
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Austin Beck
3 months ago
I learned about WGU thru a friend. Unfortunately WGU is not a school who actually cares about advancing your education. I took their online assessment and was later told I did not pass just one section and that's why they would not accept me. So I took the test again 3 weeks later and made sure I aced it. I was told I passed the test but that I didn't have enough credits from my prior college and they would prefer I have more credits. That makes no sense. I have a 3.7 GPA and some college courses from high school and I have 1 year prior college experience. I was then directed to pay for classes thru some 3rd party they use called Straighterline. So much for WGUs reputation. I'm an ideal candidate for most schools, and yet they make me feel like a high school drop out
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Response from the owner - 3 months ago
We don't respond to individual admissions decisions for privacy reasons, but it's important to remember that WGU's mission and commitment is to helping students graduate. Our admissions decisions are based on a number of factors that our data have shown us predict a student's likelihood to be successful under our unique online, independently driven model.
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Nikki McElroy
a week ago
Nobody had any idea what they are doing. When you call for help with something, all they do is shuffle you between departments endlessly. I've been on the phone for over an hour just trying to get 2 documents. I'm still being bounced between departments and I still don't have the documents. This is ridiculous.
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jenise cooper
7 months ago
They are not worth the energy nor time. They sent me on a wild goose chase to ultimately not be accepted. I requested why, they gave me a very vague anwser. I never received my compass test score and they talked so much about why statistically they do not accept students without college experience to the point where I'm 100% sure that that is illegal due to discrimination and goes against the fact that on their website it clearly States some college experience or work experience. I've been working in the field of Business since 2012. So I'm sure they already had their minds made up about me since I have never been to college. I thought this would be the best school for me since the experience with Nashville states online schooling wasn't ideal for me. I now see that I am Wrong about WGU. I do not which to continue wasting my time to get an honest answer on why they do not want me there. Beware of this school. I will do my research on another school to further my education.
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Brit A.
3 weeks ago
My name is Brittney but for some reason WGU can't get that right. On documents from the school I've been everything from Britny to Christopher. Christopher? Really? They don't care about their students. Just the $$$
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Shency Francis
5 months ago
MY experience with WGU was very rewarding and successful. It truly is competency based, and the student is able to accelerate according to the capacity of the student. Very pleased, the student mentors and course mentors are readily available to help. Great University, Great team.
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Applying for scholarships is such a pain. I spent an hour on the general form applying for one, made sure I was signed in and when I finally submit it, it asked me to sign in again, only to find out I have to start all over....
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Google Guru
6 months ago
I am a student in Washington state enrolled at WGU. I love the competency based learning model and the mentor program is well done. I am looking forward to completing the degree that I was not able to do the first time. Thanks WGU!