Choosing A School

Best Colleges for Military Credit Transfer

Where Credit is Due: Best Colleges for Military Credit Transfer Get credit for your military service and earn a great degree at one of the Best Colleges for Military Credit Transfer. Distinguishing the Best Colleges for Military Credit Transfer Military training, courses, and specialty schools can transfer to college credits.  This can result in saving…

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Top Veteran Friendly Schools: Michigan

The Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency (MVAA) has awarded Veteran Friendly School status to 63 institutions of higher education for the 2021-2022 school year. This program recognizes postsecondary institutions that are committed to supporting the needs of military-connected students.

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Top 7 Best Online Colleges for Coast Guard Veterans

Best Online Colleges for Coast Guard Veterans Not all colleges are not created equal. Find the best fit for your Coast Guard experience at one of the Best Online Colleges for Coast Guard Veterans. Distinguishing the Best Online Colleges for Coast Guard Veterans The Best Online Colleges for Coast Guard Veterans will offer one or…

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Certificates for Teaching English

Certificate for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

TESOL Certificate: Earn a Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Part of our Less School, More Pay series English is one of the most widely used languages in the world. The fields of science, commerce, aviation, and education (among others) all require a strong knowledge of the English language. Many global careers…

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VA-Approved Graphic Design Schools

10 Top VA Approved Graphic Design Schools

Ten Top Graphic Design Schools that are VA Approved Our world is becoming more media-centric and visually-oriented every year. A degree in Graphic Design can open a variety of doors. You can work in Digital Media, Advertising, Package Design, Publishing, and more.  According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), Graphic Designers earn an average…

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VA-Approved Public Universities in Florida

Florida is a fantastic place to live, especially for those with military affiliations. The Sunshine State is an extremely military-friendly state that has an abundance of resources for active duty and veterans. In addition to being well-known for sunny weather, gorgeous beaches, and no state income tax, Florida universities and colleges not only are GI-Bill® approved, but also offer an exceptional education.

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Dental Hygiene Degree Options and Career Opportunities

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates employment opportunities for dental hygienists will grow 11% over the next decade, much faster than the average for all occupations. Dental hygienist jobs span a variety of opportunities including private sector jobs, government employment, and even opportunities with non-profits and outreach programs.

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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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NOW is the Time for an Online Degree

If you have ever been on the fence about earning your degree, there is no better time than now to find your ideal online program. Earn a valuable online degree to enhance your knowledge and advance your career, or even change careers altogether!

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Should Veterans Declare A Major Before Starting College?

Should Veterans Declare A Major Before Starting College? Conventional wisdom says veterans should declare a major before starting their college or university career.  Actually, that’s not always the case- even if you use a GI Bill. Choosing a major is a significant milestone in the college process because it identifies your academic focus area and…

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Choosing a School: What About For-Profit Schools

Be Savvy Choosing Your College Your GI Bill money is a hard-earned benefit. Investing it wisely will be one of the best decisions you’ll ever make. Once you know what you want to study and why, you have to decide where you want to enroll. Many U.S. colleges are facing challenges because the college-age population…

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school accreditation and the GI Bill

Why College Accreditation Matters for Military & Veterans

College Accreditation Questions Answered If you’ve ever looked into colleges, you may have run across something called an “accreditation”. Military and veteran students must understand a school’s accreditation, as it directly impacts their future employability. Defining the Term The Department of Education is the governing body responsible for the governance and oversight of post-secondary institutions.…

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GI Bill Myths

6 GI Bill Myths Debunked

Don’t miss out on maximizing your GI Bill opportunities because you believe one of these 6 myths. We debunk these GI Bill myths so that you can make the most of your military education benefits.

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vet tec program expansion

VET TEC Possible Program Expansion

Technology is something we cannot live without in today’s society. We are dazzled, delighted, and inundated by it, and it reaches into nearly every aspect of our lives. These days, most kids seem to have IT skills innately woven into their DNA. I watch in awe as my children program on Minecraft, create their own…

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colleges that pay off the most

Top 10 Colleges That Pay Off the Most

Colleges That Pay Off the Most How do you measure the value of a college degree? Does it really matter where you get yours from? According to a CNBC.com article, one way to measure that is NPV, or “net present value.”  They use NPV to come up with the following list of the Top 10…

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Best College Majors for High Paying Careers

Want a High Paying Career?  Here Are the Best Majors to Pursue Not all college degrees are equal, at least not when it comes to how much money you can make and how likely it is to find a job. A study at Bankrate has come up with a list of degrees, ranked based on…

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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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Your College Degree “Pre-Launch” Checklist

Earning your degree and launching your next career requires focus, effort, and planning. The key to success comes down to five tasks that you need to check off before start.  The following five item checklist will ensure you don’t waste money, time, or effort in the pursuit of your college degree. Determine Your Career Path…

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GI Bill Certification

Lessons Learned: Certify Your GI Bill Eligibility

In this series of articles I have covered many of the lessons I learned the hard way – through personal experience. The tips and tricks I have learned will help you navigate the process and “red tape” of military and veteran education benefits. For this article I am going dive a bit deeper into an…

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transferring colleges

Transferring From One College To Another

Sometimes people start college at one school, and end of transferring to another. This could be for a host of different reasons. Some schools you are meant to transfer from if you would like to go on and get a higher degree, such is the case with Community Colleges. Others, might just not be a…

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