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UA Aquires Ashford University

University of Arizona Acquires For-Profit Ashford University

UA Acquires For-Profit Institution of Higher Learning, Ashford University The University of Arizona has acquired for-profit Ashford University, with the aims to develop it into a non-profit that will now be the University of Arizona Global Campus. The Tucson-based university announced the deal as a purchase of $1. In reality, the company that owned Ashford,…

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construction management degrees

Degrees in Construction Management

A Degree in Construction Management May Be Right for You Were you a 12B combat engineer or a Seabee? Then the skills you learned in the field give you a head start toward a degree in Construction Management (CM). CM professionals plan, budget, and supervise new building projects and can work on any number of…

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Determine Your Career Path and Education Goals

How to Determine Your Career Path and Education Goals It isn’t enough to just want to go to school; the time money and effort required demands that you make some hard choices upfront. Unlike a teenager whose parents are footing the bill, you can’t afford to make your education decisions on the fly. Decision Point…

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Yellow Ribbon Schools List

Yellow Ribbon Program & Schools

What is the Yellow Ribbon Program? Colleges and universities that participate in the Yellow Ribbon program will cover some or all of the costs above that which Post 9/11 GI Bill will pay. Check this list to find out if the school you hope to attend is one of the Yellow Ribbon schools. What is…

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military spouse career

How To: Build A Sustainable Military Spouse Career

Many think that the full-time job of a military spouse is automatically to support their active duty military partner. While being a supportive spouse is SO crucial in a successful military career, that doesn’t mean that it has to be their FULL-TIME, 9 to 5 commitment. Military spouses should still be able to have their…

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How One Marine Took Her Career To The Next Level

For those who have done an accredited certification program, but want more information, expertise, and to take your career to that next level… start looking for a master’s program. That’s exactly how it started for Marie Gonzalez, previous Marine, and current military spouse. The search as student veteran for a master’s program… A Career With…

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Veterans in College

Why Veterans Who Go To College Before The Workforce Make More Money

When faced with separation from the military one can feel pulled in many different directions. The most obvious dilemma being the decision between going back to school and going into the workforce. We’re here to tell you why veterans who go to college before the workforce make more money. They get higher paying jobs When…

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How Military Spouses Effectively Use CollegeRecon

There are loads of tools that are presented as extremely helpful for military spouses. However, if we don’t know how to most effectively use a tool, then it is hard to see the positive impact it could have on our life. One topic where a great deal of assistance is needed is military spouses’ education.…

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military friendly universities

How “Top” National Universities Serve Veterans

  Every year, US News and World Report comes out with a list of the top schools in the USA. They just rolled out their latest lists for top colleges and universities in the United States for 2018, and we want to know, are any of them military friendly universities too?! Like we have done…

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Top Veteran Friendly Universities in The U.S.

You know that you’re going back to school and want to enroll in a degree program that will be the stepping stone for your career. You also know that you need the university you enroll at to have military and veteran support programs to help you succeed. Luckily for you, we’ve rounded up the top…

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How Veterans Successfully Start The College Search

The college search. A process that many don’t look forward to or thrive in. There are so many schools out there, how on earth could you find THE one? Most online college search let you search for schools based on the normal things one looks for: tuition range, private vs. public, location, degree programs, etc.…

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A Community College for Airmen & Women

How Airmen & Women Can Enroll at The Community College of the Air Force Being active duty in the Air Force means that you are also afforded opportunities to continue your education while serving. How? Through the Community College of the Air Force.  The Community College of the Air Force (CCAF) is a worldwide multi-campus community…

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How I Found The Military Friendly School For Me

How do you best position yourself for life after the military? Sgt. Andres Reyes has an idea, “I’m going to continue my education.  I always want to be learning.” From the Army to College Sgt. Reyes has been in the Army for nine years, but after an injury while serving he began thinking about what his…

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How Top Public Universities Serve Student Veterans

US News & World Report just rolled out their latest list(s) for top colleges and universities in the United States for 2017! Like we have done previously, we’re going to stack  The Top Public National Universities against our standards to see just how well these top institutions serve student veterans and military personnel.  (Courtesy: University of…

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What Colleges Look For In Prospective Student Veterans

You knew what your military superiors wanted & expected of you, but you are now faced with the question, ‘What do admissions counselors look for and want from you?’ Here’s how to go into the admissions process with a clear strategy and end goal in sight as a military affiliated student. Applying to college as a military…

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How 8 Keys to Success Can Help You Graduate From College

How The 8 Keys to Veterans’ Success Program Helps You Graduate From College

I recently found an article about the issues faced by student veterans at my alma mater. The article perfectly outlined why student veterans drop out of school. I figured that other universities were experiencing the same problems as my school, and wanted to know what was being done to solve these issues. That’s when I looked deeply…

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New England Institute of Technology Helps Veterans

New England Institute of Technology Helps Student Veterans

Getting a degree in as little as 18 months sounds impossible to some, but not to the student veterans at New England Institute of Technology. About New England Institute of Technology The New England Institute of Technology (NEIT) offers its 2,813 students Associate, Bachelor’s, Master’s and Online Degrees in over 50 programs. With a school calendar…

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How Good Is Veteran Assistance At Top Ranked National Universities?

How Good Is Veteran Assistance At Top Ranked National Universities?

Since 1988, US News & World Report has cranked out a yearly “America’s Best Colleges” ranking publication. This year CollegeRecon has taken that list to see to what degree these top ranked programs offer veteran and military support and assistance programs to help you succeed. Within the publication there are a multitude of different lists including National…

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How Having A Contact On Campus Is A Game-Changer When Starting College

You’re already setting yourself up for success by going back to school. Congrats and way to go on making that big decision of an investment of time, energy, and money. What is the next step to help you work toward a successful higher education experience? Make a contact on campus. Don’t be a stranger. Stand out. Be…

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