Asked about: Walden University

Describe the type of student who should attend Walden University. Why?



Walden University is an online school. The type of student that should attend Walden University is an individual who needs the flexibility to be able to log in whenever they need to complete their course work. Additionally, it requires an individual that is disciplined enough to handle the ongoing demands of keeping up with day to day responsibilities while also pursuing higher education.


The student attending Walden University must be a self-motivated, hard-working individual who is willing to adjust to the varied level of assignments and not become easily frustrated. As a student, you must make sure you are organized and structured with time management and submitting assignments. Always have multiple plans in place in advance and keep in contact with instructors should the need arise. Last but not least, remember why the hard work and time consuming assignments will be worth it when it is all complete. The end result of it all will be worth the effort placed into it when the degree is complete. As a Walden University student, you truly get out of it what you put in.


I'm a full time mother and wife, plus I work at Orange County Public School full time, so I'm glad I can go to Walden online to receive my BS degree to help take care of my family.

Anonymous, Student, Walden University, Class of 2018

The student who attends Walden is a student who plans on using this education for the betterment of the lives of others. A Walden students finds that purpose and uses that education to live that purpose. I plan on using my degree for the betterment of the lives of ex-offenders adults and well as juveniles. It is my hope to start a not for profit organization for those just released from jail as well as a group home. The Walden student knows humility and how to serve those less fortunate than that student. The students at Walden come together to the wellness of society as a whole. I am very fortunate to be a part of the Walden family. I am a better person because of my being a student there. It is my hope I will fulfill the legacy of the Walden mission.

Anonymous, Student, Walden University, Class of 2016

The type of student who should attend Walden University is one who cares for and respects others. One who will treat all people as equal no matter what their social or political differences are. Someone who possesses strong leadership qualities. Someone who’s able to work independently and in groups. A student who is dedicated to learning and taking the knowledge learned to help in communities. A student who will pay it forward, and hopefully one day afford another student the same learning opportunities. A student who is open-minded enough to realize that positive change is necessary when moving towards success.

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