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College Credit For Military Service and Experience

You’ve acquired skills through rigorous training and in war zones, and have applied them quickly, professionally and thoughtfully in real-life situations. You have knowledge that others don’t possess and are looking to transfer it to a degree, a resume and for future possibilities after the military.  Did you now that you can receive college credit […]

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CLEP for the Military: What You Need to Know

In addition to military experience counting for college, there is another way to save time and money on your education – the CLEP exam. The CLEP exam is free for the military and gives you the opportunity to earn college credit for what you already know. What does CLEP stand for? CLEP stands for the […]

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Tips for Military Families to Save Money on Travel

Whether your military family loves travel or finds it a necessity since you’re always moving, there are resources available to defray costs and add value while you’re on the go.  Here are some travel tips for military families about services you may already know about. You may be aware of services such as SATOTravel, SpaceA, […]

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Colleges With A Military Discount

As you are researching your educational plans, one factor to look for is if a school has a military discount or not. There are different ways schools provide discounts for the military. Plenty of schools are “military friendly” but beyond that, some offer you discounted rates for serving in the military. These discounts can be […]

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Scholarships For Gold Star Families

There are no words we can say to express our gratitude to those who have lost a loved one during service to our country. They have gone through something so unimaginable. Those same family members will want to further their educational goals whether it is a young widow wanting to go back to school or […]

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New York BAH Rates 2018

Moving or PCSing to New York? Looking for BAH Rates for schools? Find BAH (Basic Allowance for Housing) Rates for New York broken out by city, pay grade and dependency status. 2018 BAH Rates for New York   BALLSTON SPA & ALBANY, NY BUFFALO, NY FORT DRUM & WATERTOWN, NY LONG ISLAND, NY NEW YORK […]

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Georgia BAH Rates 2018

Moving or PCSing to Georgia? Looking for BAH Rates for schools? Find BAH (Basic Allowance for Housing) Rates for Georgia broken down by city, pay grade and dependency status. Georgia BAH Rates for 2018   ALBANY, GA ATLANTA, GA DAHLONEGA, GA FORT BENNING, GA FORT GORDON, GA FORT STEWART, GA KINGS BAY & BRUNSWICK, GA […]

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Florida BAH Rates 2018

Moving or PCSing to Florida? Looking for BAH Rates for schools? Find BAH (Basic Allowance for Housing) Rates for Florida broken out by city, pay grade and dependency status. Florida BAH Rates By City EGLIN AFB, FL BAH Rates FLORIDA KEYS, FL BAH Rates FORT PIERCE, FL BAH Rates FT MYERS BEACH, FL BAH Rates GAINESVILLE, FL BAH […]

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10 Unexpected Careers Offered Through MyCAA

When you think of certifications for portable careers, technicians and clerical work come to mind. You’re not wrong — several of these programs are offered to military spouses through the MyCAA workforce initiative scholarship. But we’re here to tell you about some unexpected careers offered through MyCAA that you may not have considered. What is […]

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Scholarships For Military Spouses 2018 

If you are a military spouse and are thinking about going back to school, you might be wondering how you will pay for everything. College isn’t cheap but there are options such as MYCAA, or having your spouse transfer their GI Bill to you. But beyond that, there are other options out there including scholarships for […]

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MyCAA: Everything you Need to Know

What You Need To Know About MyCAA So you want to go back to college. You are a military spouse, and you remember hearing about MyCAA. Only, you are not sure what MyCAA actually is or even if you can qualify for the program. As a military spouse, you want to be able to use […]

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Are “Best Value” Schools Also Military Friendly?

US News & World Report just came out with their Top Colleges & Universities lists for 2018. Among those lists is one called Best Value Colleges & Universities. Since we are all about getting the most out of a degree program, we set out to research if these best value schools are also military-friendly. U.S. […]

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GMAT Waivers For Military & Veterans

A growing number of business schools are allowing prospective students to apply for MBA programs without a GMAT because of their military service. These programs value their military experience and support them with a GMAT waiver for military. What Is the GMAT? The General Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a computer adaptive test intended to assess certain […]

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Military Spouse Scholarship Program

Military spouses looking to further their career, but in need of some financial assistance… look no further. There’s a military spouse scholarship for just that. My Career Advancement Account (MyCAA) Scholarship Program is a workforce development program that provides up to $4,000 of financial assistance to eligible military spouses who are pursuing a license, certification […]

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Get College Credit for Military Experience

Getting your degree after the military doesn’t mean you’re starting at square one. Years of service and experience have provided you with a unique skill set that puts you in a great position to get your degree. Thankfully, there are ways to get college credit for your years of valuable military experiences. Here’s how… Joint Services […]

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How Can an American Legion Post Help Me?

With nearly 14,000 Posts around the country and a national membership of over 2.3 million members, The American Legion is the nation’s largest wartime veterans service organization. However, many aren’t aware of exactly what Legion Posts are, or of the American Legion benefits. The American Legion’s mission far surpasses commemorative events, organized veteran volunteer opportunities, and fundraising. […]

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Get a Degree While Active Duty

The situation: You’re an active duty service member who is relocating anywhere from annually to every four years. You want to get a degree while serving, but believe that your current lifestyle won’t allow it. There’s an answer for that and it’s not limited to an online-degree program! Get a Degree While Active Duty Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC) was created in 1972 […]

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The Most Important Veteran Benefits Offered By Colleges

CollegeRecon identifies the 17 key veteran benefits programs that are available on campuses to assist veterans and military personnel.

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