Answered By: Shawna Burtis
Last Updated: Sep 08, 2020     Views: 12

One of the major pitfalls of pursuing a degree online is that we do not get to socially engage with other students. Being an online student can feel isolating. Yes, we have “discussions” but it is not the same as students at a brick and mortar school; we do not have the physical proximity to other learners sitting in a classroom. The lack of causal connection with other students at an online school can make you feel alone.

Dr. Shawna Burtis, Walden Alumna, offers her experiences and reasons why joining a student-led Facebook can be beneficial as a Walden student in this blog post on the Savvy Student Blog

5 Reasons you Should Join a Student-Led Facebook Group Today (Blog)

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