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  • what makes a school military friendly

5 Truths About What Makes a School Military Friendly®

Don’t be misled by free coffee and donuts, my friend. There is much more you should evaluate when checking out a school, and one of the first areas of investigation should be how well it supports its veteran student body. Why should I care about what makes a school Military Friendly®? Here’s the truth: Schools ...

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  • defense jobs that dont require a clearance

Working in the Defense Industry Without a Clearance

The defense industry is not only filled with upwardly mobile careers, but it is teeming with demand for candidates. To top it off, these employers really want veterans and tend to offer excellent financial packages for truly interesting and vital jobs. The catch is, well, almost all these jobs require candidates to have a current ...

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  • interest in creative writing

Veterans Can Have a Serious Interest in Creative Writing Too!

Have you ever thought about writing a book? Crazy? Or intriguing? If you have a serious interest in creative writing, and genre writing in particular (think Harry Potter, Game of Thrones or The Notebook), let me deliver a shameless plug for my alma mater, Seton Hill University (SHU). Still with me? Good. I’m not one ...

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  • rethinking your college major

Your Key To Success: Rethinking Your College Major

Can veterans change college majors, especially as recipients of educational benefits? Granted, we all have off-days, more-difficult-than-usual classes and semesters, and professors who are especially challenging. But when this begins to be a pattern, you might want to start rethinking your college major. Your major should not make all your hair fall out, unless you’re ...

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  • GI Bill for community college

The Truth About Using the GI Bill for Community College

The GI Bill gives veterans access to a variety of institutions, from vocational to Ivy League universities. While you’re trying to decide where you belong in your academic journey, you may find that you should use your GI Bill for community college. Humble and often underrated, community colleges can offer many advantages to veterans that ...

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  • network with your professor

How (and Why) to Network with Your Professor

I know what you’re thinking: “This article is going to tell me how to suck up.” OK, it sort of sounds like it. But hear me out, this piece of information may be vital to your academic and professional success. So no, you shouldn’t suck up. But…. You should engage your professors, show interest and ...

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  • becoming a teacher after the military

So You’re Interested in Becoming a Teacher After the Military…

The world of teaching can be a rewarding and meaningful career choice. If you’re reading this, then I’m guessing you are considering a career in education but may not be sure if it’s the right fit. Becoming a teacher after the military allows you to serve again, this time on the home front, and bring ...

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  • military experience in the classroom

How to Incorporate Military Experience in the Classroom (Without Making Your Students Cry)

Veterans have a wealth of skills and experiences to offer as educators. However, teaching students and instructing troops can be different worlds. We have to understand where military tactics and strategies work and where to hold back. So really, how do you bring your military experience into the classroom? No, you’re not supposed to make ...

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  • going back to active duty

Another Tour: Thinking About Going Back to Active Duty

You made the transition from active duty to civilian, but are you thinking about going back to active duty? Maybe you miss it, or maybe the work you’ve done on the civilian side just doesn’t cut it. Many moons ago, that was me. As an Air Force veteran I made the decision to reenlist and ...

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  • what to do if you didnt get the job

What To Do If You Didn’t Get The Job…

You might have done all your homework. You did your research, got together a great resume, applied to a job that fit your skills. Maybe you even landed an interview. But the results came in and you didn’t make the varsity team. Bummer. Rejection is tough; job search rejection is just as tough, especially when ...

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