The Journey Back | Military-Civilian Skills Translation

Whether retiring after decades of service, returning from deployment or pursuing a new post-military career, view this time of transition as an exciting opportunity to enrich yourself and build off of your military experience. In The Journey Back -Preparing For Transition we discussed the need to start early, self assess, tap your resources and inventory…
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15 Online Learning Tips For Student Success

E-Learning aka online learning or distance education has come a long way since its beginnings. Among the many factors contributing to the growth of online learning is student demand. When it comes to higher education students are now opting for programs that offer more flexibility, convenience and cost efficiency. By the year 2019, nearly 50% of…
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The Journey Back -Preparing For Transition

As a Military Service Members, we are accustomed to change and adversity, from year long deployments to moving across the globe for reassignment—but transitioning back into civilian life may be the most difficult adjustment of all. After serving your country, finding a place outside of the military can feel like an uphill battle. With some…
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Tips For Bridging The Military Spouse Employment Gap

The aftermath of a Permanent Change of Station (PCS) is not only emotional but also financial.  When a military spouse is forced to leave her employment in order to relocate, the family must endure the loss of the additional income. Without that paycheck each week, the family’s budget can be severely damaged. Thankfully, the government…
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4 Essential Military Spouse Tips For A Positive PCS

After a while, moving becomes part of the rhythm of military life: you receive your PCS (permanent change of station) orders, you box up your family’s belongings and make the move to another state or country. Then just as you are getting comfortable in your new home – it starts all over again.   No…
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What Is Military Spouse Career Advancement Account (MyCAA)?

Is your dream to go back to school but you cannot afford tuition or the cost of putting the kids in daycare? Well then let me tell you about The Military Spouse Career Advancement Account (MyCAA). The MyCAA program provides eligible military spouses with the needed financial assistance to pursue the education and/or career training…
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Understanding Military Education Assistance

Now that you have served your country, it is important to understand the ways your country can immediately serve you through education. As you search for an online certificate program to jumpstart your civilian career, it’s important to know that the college you choose is committed to helping you make the most of the educational…
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How The Tuition Assistance Changes Affect You

Important changes have been announced to Tuition Assistance for military families. In a communication recently released by the Marine Corps, the Lifelong Learning program has been modified. The changes became effective October 1, 2013, and are described below. Marines that are on Active Duty for the first time must serve at least 24 months and…
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