Carnegie Mellon University’s Cybersecurity Program A Great Fit For This Navy Vet

*SPONSORED   Growing up in the Tennessee suburbs of Nashville and Memphis, Will Cunha set his sights on becoming a country music star. He and his brother would hold concerts in their home, decorating the stage, donning cowboy costumes and, like any good businessmen, charging admission. Fortunately, Cunha also had other aspirations. “From an early ...

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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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6 Changes to the Post-9/11 GI Bill That Will Make You Want to Reenlist

If you’re a recent veteran, Congress is working on improvements to the Post-9/11 GI Bill that might just make you want to reenlist. Dubbed the “Forever GI Bill” because it would erase the 15-year use-it-or-lose-it time limit on the Post-9/11 GI Bill, the Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2017 would give Purple ...

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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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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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4 Tips on How to Get the Most Out of Your GI Bill Education

Using the GI Bill to get a college degree is one of the best ways to improve long-term career outlook and earning power. Over the course of a lifetime, a degree can mean the difference of tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars. The benefits of having a diploma hanging on your wall are so ...

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My Transition from the Air Force to Yale

By Rob Henderson My transition from the Air Force to Yale has been an enthralling and somewhat turbulent experience. I wanted to integrate into the student body and break the stereotype of the unapproachable veteran. My background as a former foster kid, military veteran, and non-linear path to education has been defined by dismantling expectations. ...

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My Transition from the Military to a University

By Dennis White Che Guevara inspired me to go to college.  Well, not exactly, but my plan to go to college began in 2009. While I sat on the bench, playing second string to the Rangers in Iraq, I read books about Latin American politics and history. These books took me far away from the ...

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College Study Tips for Veterans With Kids

Even under the best of circumstances, college isn't easy. It isn't supposed to be easy. It's supposed to train and challenge you, to force you to grow and widen your view of your field and of the world.   There are many ways in which life can take that challenge and ratchet up the difficulty ...

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