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Air Force Education Programs

If you’re in the US Air Force and looking to jumpstart your post-military career, there are many options available for you.   The Air Force offers many schools and programs to help you further educate yourself and work towards the career you would like to have – whether that’s in the Air Force or after separation. […]

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Navy Education Programs

Whether you are in the United States Navy or looking to join, there are a few different ways that the Navy can help further your education. There are schools and programs to further educate yourself and work towards the career you would like to have. Here are some of the Navy Education Programs to help […]

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HOT DEGREE: Business Administration

Bachelor’s of Business Administration degrees (BBA) are highly sought after. Why? Because the wide scope of knowledge that this particular degree provides is transferable to countless different industries, career fields, and opportunities. Truly, the sky is the limit for those with a Business Administration degree.  But, why should veterans in particular seek out a bachelor’s […]

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HOT DEGREE: Human Resources

Employees are the blood of any company. The Human Resources Department of a company oversees every aspect relating to employees (recruiting, hiring, training, retention, etc.) Therefore, businesses want to have strong Human Resources teams that are educated and experienced to ensure that the blood of the company (the employees) is strong and happy. That’s where […]

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Building Your Veteran Network

 Finding and connecting with other veterans is an integral part of life after service. However sometimes, it can be hard when spread out and not living on a centralized military base. Below, we’ve compiled a list of some useful organizations to help you connect with likeminded veterans to help in the transition after service. Make […]

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HOT DEGREE: Engineering Programs

Engineering degrees are hot right now and there’s no surprise why: they are in high demand, are high paying, and are stable. Those are reason enough for us to say that college bound veterans need to explore getting an engineering degree. High Demand & Stability Engineers are problem solvers. There will always be problems in […]

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HOT DEGREE: Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

Making the transition from military to civilian can be scary. However, if you are armed with a degree that can take you and your career places, then you’ll do great! One of those degree programs is a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN). Here’s why student veterans and military spouses are currently flocking to BSN […]

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6 Steps to Hit Finals Out of The Park

Finals season is upon us. For many that means stress, zero sleep, and microwaved meals. We’ve lined up 6 manageable tips that will help you to manage your stress, sleep 8 hours a night, get to the gym, and eat nutrient-filled meals. Oh, and on top of all of that, you’ll do way better on […]

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HOT DEGREE: Bachelor’s in Information Technology

If you know you want to get into an industry for the long-haul and specialize in that industry later in your career, wouldn’t you set yourself up for success by laying a strong foundation? In the IT world, that foundation is a Bachelor’s of Information Technology. This particular field is booming and needs more IT […]

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Campus Involved Student Veterans & Success

Person A: “Join a club.” Student Veteran: “I’m too old for clubs.” Person A: “Volunteer on campus.” Student Veteran: “I’m juggling my studies and family life at home. No time.”   Campus Involvement = Success Coming up with reasons to avoid getting involved on campus come all too easily. That’s because we are happiest  in our […]

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How To Become a Nurse as a Military Spouse

Nursing can be a career that is both fulfilling and easily transportable.  Two things that are not easily achieved by military spouses in their career pursuits. Here’s an introduction on how to become a nurse as a military spouse. Nursing Programs for Military Spouses Finding a job that meshes well with your military life is […]

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4 Tips to Prepare For Campus As a Student Veteran

We’re not going to say that making the transition from the military to campus is going to be smooth sailing. (Especially if you aren’t preparing for it.) However, if you actively take strides to prepare for the transition, you will succeed. Guaranteed. Invest in your future by preparing for it, and you’ll pave the way […]

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How To Make Connections On Campus Before Arriving

Arriving to campus for the first time is daunting. Usually, students don’t know anyone on campus (maybe other students, but definitely not any administrators or staff). This automatically makes everything a little scarier. Students don’t have anyone ‘on their team’ or who understands where they are coming from, what their goals are, or what they […]

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5 Steps To Succeeding at Your Online Degree Program

In a perfect world, we would all have the luxury of enrolling in an on-campus degree program. Being on campus and going to class on a regular basis promotes a sense of ownership of the degree program. Putting time and effort into going to class and taking notes will make the entire process more fluid. […]

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5 Veteran Friendly Engineering Programs

Why Should Veterans go Into the STEM Field? A job in the STEM field guarantees job security and a consistently higher paycheck. Many times, veterans’ military career has prepared them for a job in the Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math fields. However, not many veterans (or civilians for that matter) are exploring STEM opportunities at […]

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6 Degree Programs Being Hired Like Crazy

No one wants to invest time, energy, and money into a degree that gets you nowhere. Especially when you have already dedicated years of your life serving in the United States Armed Forces. It’s now time to transition out of the service and into the civilian world. The best place to start: School. But, what […]

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Why Stop at an Associate’s Degree?

We’ve come to see a pattern that some military affiliated students enroll in a 2 year associate’s degree program after getting out of the military. It has gotten us to think, why? Why limit yourself to a two-year program when (depending upon your service) you have the opportunity to enroll in a 4 year bachelor’s program […]

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What Veterans Need At College To Succeed

There are thousands of colleges and universities in the United States. Some are known for individual programs while others are famed for their incredible support programming for veterans. The trick for military affiliated students is to find the college or university that has as many support programs that are specifically tailored to their needs. Planning […]

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Academic Preparation For College-Bound Veterans

“We’ve historically defined “nontraditional” students as those over the age of twenty-four, those enrolled part time, and those who are financially independent. But today, the “typical” student is the exception.” — TheAtlantic.com More Adults are Flooding Onto Campus For some of us it is hard to believe that going back to school as an adult […]

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Cybersecurity: Go To College, Learn How To Hack

Considering a career in cybersecurity? We look at the top colleges in the field, plus free and affordable programs in cyber security and coding.

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4 Ways How To Beat The Back-To-School Blues

We think everyone can benefit from these 4 tips on how to beat the back-to-school blues and start out the school year on the right foot!

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Six Reasons You Should Find The SVA Chapter On Your Campus

No one can guarantee that you will be successful on your path to higher education. However, it is proven that if there are a handful of factors present, the likelihood of success goes up incrementally. One of those factors is a Student Veterans of America chapter, and we couldn’t have been more impressed when we learned […]

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5 Hot Majors That Lead To Jobs In 2015

Cyber-security Nursing Engineering Computer Information Systems Finance No one wants to invest time, energy, and money into a degree that gets you nowhere. Especially when you have already dedicated years of your life to serving your country and you now are looking to make the transition into the civilian workforce. These five majors are a […]

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