Category: Education

18 November

Nadine Carson probably would’ve had to drop out of college if not for the University of Maryland University College’s Veterans Assistance Fund. The 41-year-old ex-Air Force engineer was quickly running out of her Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits, and even though she has a full-time job at an engineering firm, she was having trouble paying her […]

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24 October

One of the major benefits of completely online institutions such as American Military University (AMU) is that they can offer currently enlisted military personnel a chance to receive their education while serving our country. Because AMU has a flexible online setting, many military members (both current and veterans) pursue their education through AMU’s online environment. The government […]

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24 September

Finding one of the 5 highest paying jobs for military veterans isn’t necessarily easy if you don’t know where to look. Understanding which jobs pay the most, where to find them and the training necessary to qualify will go a long way to helping you get paid as a military veteran. After your brave service to our […]

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26 August

U.S. Navy veteran Bryan Fazio was getting ready to be deployed to the Middle East on the USS McClusky when doctors discovered a 15cm tumor in his chest. He wasn’t healthy enough for deployment, but he didn’t want to give up his dream of serving his country. For two years and multiple medical operations for Hodgkin’s […]

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23 August

Having spent several years now teaching online, the following are some general guidelines from someone in the trenches on how to optimize your time spent online. While this list may seem simple and “common sense,” you would be surprised at how few students actually follow them. Check your email regularly. The main form of communication […]

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13 August

Having spent several years now teaching online, the following are some general guidelines from someone in the trenches on how to optimize your time spent online. While this list may seem simple and “common sense,” you would be surprised at how few students actually follow them. Check your email regularly. The main form of communication […]

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26 July

The Department of Defense Spouse Education and Career Opportunities program provides career coaching services free of charge to all eligible military spouses. Spouses of active-duty service members in the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force and members of the Reserve Component (regardless of activation status) are eligible for career coaching. A coach can help you at any […]

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11 July

As a service member, your military family has many resources available to help your family thrive and support your child’s education. This list of resources for children and youth can connect your family to opportunities that can prepare your kids for success – both in their education and beyond. Department of Defense Educational Activity, or […]

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08 July

With the many available scholarships, grants and other options for financial aid, paying for college doesn’t have to be intimidating. There are plenty of resources to help you as you begin planning for your future. As you think about how to pay for school, be sure to maximize financial aid, grants and scholarships first, then […]

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18 June

If you’ve thought about going to college, but didn’t know if you could afford it, then the Military Tuition Assistance program may be just the benefit you need. The program is available to active duty, National Guard and Reserve Component service members. While the decision to pursue a degree may be a difficult one personally, […]

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