What to Look for When Choosing a College

  So you’re exploring your college options. That’s great! Your first step toward success is already completed – making the commitment to go to school. For some, that’s the hardest part! Now, it’s time to choose which college you’ll be attending. With college becoming increasingly common, the market is growing in its saturation of schools….
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5 Surprising Benefits of Distance Learning

For many, distance learning can truly be a blessing. It could seem like it’s your only option (or maybe your only good one), though you might still feel on the fence when it comes to making the call official.   Really, though, you deserve to feel one hundred percent about your decision when it comes…
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How to Use Military Life in a College Application

Your military experiences could be key to getting accepted to your college of choice College applications have always been a nightmare for prospective students and parents alike. This is true, especially when writing the college application essay – it’s considered a major hurdle to joining college. Those who have been asked to write it can…
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The good, the bad, and the not-so-funny of loving someone in uniform

Seven deployments, six duty stations, and two children later, I can honestly say I wouldn’t change a thing. Loving my man in uniform moved my life in a completely different direction, and has given me skills, adventures, and a kind of love I wouldn’t have experienced otherwise. So here’s the good, the bad, and the…
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7 Skills & Certifications for Veterans That Lead to Great Civilian Jobs

The military gave you some incredible experiences and life skills that can’t be found anywhere else. Unfortunately, civilian employers don’t always value those skills as highly as might be deserved. Instead of hanging your head and letting the game play you, you need to play the game by identifying which skills and certifications for veterans…
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5 Things To Do Before Summer Ends!

  Summer is nearing an end; so make the most of the time you have left! Whether you’ve got kiddoes, it’s just you and your spouse, or you are holding down the home front while your spouse is away – here are some ideas that you won’t only enjoy, but will make your soul feel…
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Breaking Tradition: College as a Military Spouse

Have you ever heard of the “traditional” order of college and other major life events for post-high school students? That go to college, get a career, THEN get married and start a family life order of events? Well, many of us have grown up hearing about it and in turn have felt pressure because of…
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Best Companies for Veterans

Let’s be honest. It’s not easy finding a great job after leaving the Service. Ridiculous as it may seem, civilian companies aren’t entirely welcoming to the well-trained and experienced Veterans who come knocking at their doors.   I’ve spoken to literally hundreds of men and women, Veterans of our armed forces, who are frustrated, exasperated,…
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