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As a Veteran, You Have a Head Start on the 3 Things All College Bound Students Need

A college degree is arguably the best way to reach your career goals, create new opportunities, find your dream job, and increase income. However, the cost, time, and effort it takes to earn a degree can be overwhelming. But, thanks to your military experience you have a leg up in all three of those areas.

Money For School

The cost of a college degree can run over $40,000 a year – in tuition alone. But, as a result of your military service, you can virtually eliminate the cost of higher education through programs like tuition assistance, scholarships, and of course, the GI Bill.

Time Saved To Complete

Earning a degree typically takes between 4 and 5 years. However, your military experience can reduce the number of classes needed to earn your degree through a program known as ACE (American Council on Education). ACE is used by schools to determine the college-level equivalencies for your military training and experience.

Effort Through Training and Adversity

Unlike most freshman college students that have never had to push themselves through adversity, your training and experience in the military has given you the focus and tenacity to meet the demands of earning your degree.

Your combination of education benefits, life experience, and support programs will ensure your success as you prepare for going to college. So, don’t let your concerns about Money, Time and Effort slow you down.

Getting a Degree in Management Information Systems 

Management Information Systems Degrees Management information systems is the study of people, processes, and technology from an organizational perspective. The degree focuses on the type of hardware and software that organizations use to track and compile data for analysis. Businesses want to hire people with this degree to help them track processes, employees, and customers…. Read more »

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Getting Your Degree in Economics

Economics Degrees, Jobs and Scholarships Ever been curious about why some countries are poor yet others are so rich? Ever wondered about what causes a recession? If so, the field of economics could be the right direction as a field of study to go into.  Economics can help us answer those types of questions and… Read more »

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Getting Your Master’s Degree in Management Information Systems

Interested in computers and people? Technology and the relationship people have with it? If so, getting a master’s degree in management information systems (MIS) might be a smart subject to pursue. MIS is the study of people, technology, organizations, and the relationships among them.

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Getting Your Master’s Degree in Statistics

Master’s Degree in Statistics Love your math classes? Do you have a bachelor’s degree in statistics or a related major? If so, you might be interested in going further and getting your master’s degree in statistics.  Those going into statistics will learn about gathering, analyzing, and interpreting data. According to BLS, the field of mathematics… Read more »

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Become a Massage Therapist with Your GI Bill®

Massage therapy is a popular career choice that focuses on both treatment for specific ailments and overall health and wellness. An education and training in massage therapy is typically found as a postsecondary certificate program and as an associate degree program.  Find out if the GI Bill will help you pay for massage therapy school.

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Getting a Degree in Biomedical Engineering

Getting a degree in biomedical engineering can be a quality choice for those who love learning about medicine, science, and math. Biomedical engineers combine engineering principles with medical sciences to design and create equipment, devices, computer systems, and software. They work in manufacturing, universities, hospitals, and research facilities.

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Political Science: Degrees and Jobs

Great Degrees for Amazing Careers: Political Science A Political Science degree is a fantastic opportunity for military members (past and present) and their family members. Living the military lifestyle gives students a unique perspective and excellent background for a degree in Poli-Sci. Earning a degree in Political Science can prepare students for diverse and rewarding… Read more »

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Getting Your Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering

In order to become a civil engineer, you will need to have at least a bachelor’s degree. But going on to get your master’s degree in civil engineering will allow you to pursue more leadership-based positions and higher-paying jobs.

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