Five Ways to be More Engaged with Your Courses

Being fully engaged in your courses will allow you to  maximize your  experience and, ultimately, your knowledge. As someone who graduated from the business degree program with highest distinction, I found these rules of engagement most useful: 1. Use the Syllabus Most of your professors will advise this, and I recommend going beyond simply referencing…

Seven Foundational Values for Being a Successful Online Student

I will be graduating in May of this year, so I have been reflecting a lot on recent accomplishments while excitedly anticipating future opportunities. While I am still uncertain what I will be doing there is no question in how I will approach whatever it is I do. Here are some of the central values that I have come…

Cornerstones of Leadership

Many of us attending World Campus are doing so because we aspire to be leaders of our respective fields; with that, I am going to share one of my sources for leadership-based inspiration—one of the foremost books in the field. Between the summer and fall semesters of 2012, I read the life-altering book entitled Wooden…

Being Proactive in Group Work

I find as a parent, student, and worker that the most difficult part of being productive in each aspect of life — without compromising quality — is time management. With that, I am hoping to share some insight and inspiration in hopes that it can benefit you in your studies. In between semesters, I read…