5 Reasons to Consider a Liberal Arts Degree

We’ve all heard the cliché about careers with a liberal arts degree. After graduating, a liberal arts degree-holder is permanently and for all time banished to a “career” of pouring fancy coffee-flavored sugar beverages, reading poetry at open mic night, or crafting tiny sculptures made from paper clips and hot dog wrappers and selling them ...

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Xavier University Teams up with GE Aviation to Make Cincinnati a Premier Destination for Transitioning Military

When one veteran succeeds, the whole community benefits. That's the philosophy behind a partnership between Xavier University (XU) and GE Aviation in Cincinnati. The Jesuit university and the jet engine manufacturer are determined to make Cincinnati a choice destination for service members transitioning from the military. The goal is to draw transitioning service members to ...

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Combat Veteran and Robert Morris University President Chris Howard Shares What It Means to Be Military Friendly

When is the last time you had a conversation that changed you for the better? When was the last time you connected with a person willing to share of themselves, and what they shared made a difference? Who was the last person who took nothing from you, gave you everything they had in the moment ...

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Is the Montgomery GI Bill Still Available? Here’s What You Need to Know.

It’s been almost 10 years since the Post-9/11 GI Bill was signed into law, and a growing number of veterans have completed the required three years of service after 9/11 to qualify for 100 percent of the enhanced benefits of the newest program. Still, the Montgomery GI Bill has been in place for decades, and ...

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A Veteran’s Ivy League Experience with Harvard Business School’s HBX CORe

*Schools appearing on this page are paid advertisers who may be interested in recruiting you   Are you just wrapping up your undergrad and wondering what’s next? Have you just finished your degree and feel like you could benefit from less academia and more practicum? For the past few years Harvard’s Business School (yeah, that ...

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Dream Bigger

“Veterans don’t show up.” “Veterans don’t take advantage of all of the resources available to them.” “Veterans have low self-esteem.” “Veterans don’t aim high enough.” When I hear stereotypes like this, I think back to when I was a student veteran. At the time, being accepted to a community college was a dream come true. ...

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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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How to Get the Most Out of a Community College

Finding the right school to attend after military service is an important job. There are literally dozens of factors that need to be considered before making a choice. For many veterans, one of the biggest factors is the name and reputation of their school. All things being equal, most of us would probably rather have ...

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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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13 Great Schools That Support Military Veterans

SPONSORED As a military veteran looking to go back to school, it is important to know which colleges and universities are doing their part to support veterans like yourself. The value that veterans bring to campuses, both inside and outside of the classroom, is reflected in the commitment many schools have made to recruit, support ...

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