Quinnipiac University Defines What it Means to be Military Friendly

SPONSORED   Just North of New Haven, Conn., at the foot of the series of traprock ridges preserved as Sleeping Giant State Park and within easy commute of the bustle of New York City, lies a quintessential private university you may recognize from its respected history in political polling: Quinnipiac University. CHECK OUT WHAT OPPORTUNITIES ...

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By | 2018-02-21T18:14:40+00:00 February 21st, 2018|Education, Education For Veterans|

7 Struggles Veterans Face When Going Back to School

It’s time to go home. You’ve honorably separated or retired from service, you’ve got your DD214 in hand, and you’re likely itching to get on with the next chapter of your life. Chances are, you’ve already got some school under your belt, but you likely need to get a little bit more to make the ...

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By | 2018-02-21T14:25:53+00:00 February 21st, 2018|Education, Education For Veterans, Entertainment|

How to Succeed in College With These 4 Simple Steps

Being a G.I. Bill student means that you will be out of your comfort zone. You are going back to school, where you haven't been in a very long time. Once you start going to class, you might end up feeling like you’ve bitten off more than you can chew. But don't worry, we've come ...

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By | 2018-02-20T16:22:18+00:00 February 20th, 2018|Education, Education For Veterans|

3 Great Alternative Ways to Use GI Bill Benefits

#SPONSORED If you’ve earned your GI Bill benefits, you might be unsure of what exactly to do with it. After all, hours of sitting in front of someone teaching off of PowerPoint is never something you wanted (though you’ve already gotten plenty of it) and a future of sitting behind a computer has no appeal. ...

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By | 2018-02-08T16:05:36+00:00 February 8th, 2018|Education, GI Bill, Military-to-Civilian Transition|

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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By | 2017-11-09T13:28:25+00:00 November 9th, 2017|Education|

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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By | 2017-08-08T14:50:23+00:00 August 8th, 2017|Air Force, August 2017, Choosing a School, Education, Education For Veterans|

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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By | 2017-07-19T15:12:14+00:00 July 18th, 2017|Education, News, Post 911 GI Bill|

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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By | 2017-05-12T12:48:36+00:00 January 18th, 2017|Education, Education For Veterans, Paying for School|

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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By | 2017-03-01T21:18:19+00:00 December 5th, 2016|Education, Education For Veterans, Veteran Careers|