Fearing that I'd miss something important from my mentor, Kelly. (Like when she announced that because she lives in AZ, and they do not "celebrate' daylight savings time, my call will now be 1 hour earlier than it has been.) I reluctantly checked my WGU Gmail account this morning and found the following subject line, "Notification of Evaluation Completion", and I know what that means: no revisions! What a relief. I really thought I'd be getting this one back. Even when I spoke to Kelly, I mentioned something about the font I'd used (Ariel, not Times New Roman, which I abhor) she mentioned that Ariel might not be APA compatible, so I was certain that I'd be getting it back for something. I'm still trying to learn what the minimum is that I can do, and still pass.
While I do not want to need revisions on every single thing that I turn in, and I'm glad they didn't for something as stupid as using the "wrong" font, I also want to feel like I've earned the passing score. I must admit that I am not 100% committed to drinking the WGU Kool Aid. I want to believe that it's all legit, and I do feel like I'm learning things, and I know I'm putting in as much work as I would at a b & m (that's bricks and mortar school, fyi) just without the hassle of being on someone else's schedule and the headache of trying to drive in Austin at rush hour (which could be 2:30 in the afternoon). I'm optimistic that this is indeed a "real" school, but I still have my eyes open to the fact that despite my hard work (and it is!), it may all be for naught when I graduate. (Wow! That's the first time I've ever allowed myself to say "when" not "if" I graduate!)
Still, I am learning things, even things that I don't necessarily agree with (see yesterday's post) but it would be that way at Kellogg, too so I can't cry foul for that. Still, I hope, I really, really hope this master's is recognized and respected at least as much as a degree from McComb's at the University of Texas-Austin.