Choosing A School

California BAH Rates 2018

Moving or PCSing to California? Looking for BAH Rates for schools? Find BAH (Basic Allowance for Housing) Rates for California broken out by city, pay grade and dependency status. California BAH Rates By City BARSTOW & FORT IRWIN, CA Beale AFB, CA BRIDGEPORT, CA CAMP PENDLETON, CA CHINA LAKE, CA EDWARDS AFB & PALMDALE, CA […]

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Alaska BAH Rates 2018

Moving or PCSing to Alaska? Looking for BAH Rates for schools? Find BAH (Basic Allowance for Housing) Rates for Alaska broken out by city, pay grade and dependency status. Alaska BAH Rates For 2018 ANCHORAGE, AK FAIRBANKS, AK JUNEAU, AK KETCHIKAN, AK KODIAK ISLAND, AK SITKA, AK   Military Installations in Alaska Air Force Bases […]

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Yellow Ribbon Schools

Want to avoid out-of-pocket costs while using your GI Bill benefits and still attend the college of your choice?  Find out if your school you hope to attend is a Yellow Ribbon school. You may know that education expenses for tuition & fees may exceed the amount the Post 9/11 GI Bill will cover. Which […]

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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 Found Her Ideal Veteran Friendly Master’s Degree

Not sure what to study using your GI Bill? No worries! Some military affiliated students go into a degree program and discover their true calling while getting real world experience. That’s how it worked for Alyssa DeStefano, United States Marine Corrections Officer. An Education + The Marines DeStefano’s education started prior to joining the Marines. […]

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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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8 Questions That College-Bound Veterans Should Ask Admissions Counselors

College-bound veterans have a ton of questions about prospective schools (& rightfully so). Connecting with the Veteran Affairs Coordinator at your school of choice is the most efficient way to get all of your questions answered. The following are 8 questions you should ask the Veteran Affairs Coordinator to determine if the school places an emphasis […]

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4 Reasons Why Transitioning Veterans Should Go To College Before The Work Force

After leaving service you are going to have all kinds of questions on what to do next, which direction you should take your career, and should you go back to school? Before removing the “school” part from the mix, let’s take a deeper look as to why going back to school before diving into the […]

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How Military Spouses Effectively use CollegeRecon.com

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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8 Questions Student Veterans Must Ask Admissions

Everyone has questions when applying to colleges. Whether you are a veteran, military personnel, GI Bill user, or dependent there are unique questions specific to you & your needs. ‘What program will best fit my needs?’ ‘How flexible are professors with my life outside of school?’ ‘Do my previous experiences and trainings count toward college […]

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