Stick a fork in me! No more marinating, no more procrastinating, no more “no diploma” me, no more!
I had a quick and easy revision to my paper (financial template) and it was over.
I suggest the bootcamp and going through all of the materials – powerpoints and checklist.
It’s bitter sweet and yet sad at the same time. I had fun going through the WGU program and the journey it took to complete it all.
I transferred in only 15 CU’s, took 6 terms (5 full-time and the one part-time for the Capstone) to get to 130 CU’s in the end (I went over the required CU’s because I switched Majors). I did 32, 19, 18, 26, 16, 4. I could have finished a lot sooner, but I didn’t want to stress out quite so much. After the first term and knocking out some fairly easier courses, some of the others did take longer.
I’m not sure if I’ll do a Masters yet, but it is a consideration.
Suggestions for new people or people exploring WGU as an option.
Use your resources – Facebook and the WGU Schools App, maybe Reddit some
If you get stuck, don’t stay there! Get help! You can ask others or get with your Student Mentor or Course Mentor. If you have a bad mentor, switch. Don’t worry about offending someone, it’s your education.
In the WGU Schools app, use the search feature before asking questions. For any questions, include the class name AND the course number. Don’t judge your progress based off of others, it will more than likely only disappoint you as there are only a few Super people who can accelerate as fast as they do. Life may get in the way and that’s ok, just don’t let it derail you. Not everyone can spend their whole day on school work and hats off to you with kids/jobs, etc. who are getting through this.
Some classes are easy, some are hard. For the hard ones, a lot of time we build up how hard we think the class will be and it’s not always the case. Some classes people said were hard were actually easy for me. I had one class out of all of them I didn’t pass the OA on my first try and I missed it by one question. I had a couple of papers out of all of them I had to revise so I feel pretty lucky to not have had to struggle too much to get through some of the classes.
WGU is about taking initiative, studying at your own pace and being in control of your own destiny. For most of us, it’s been long overdue for us to finish our degrees so your motivation will only take you so far. You must be determined and never give up.
Till we meet again,
Go Night Owls!