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What is the GI Bill? Am I eligible?

Being a service member, veteran or family member of someone in the military provides some opportunities to pursue your educational goals using military education benefits. One of these benefits is the GI Bill, which refers to any Department of Veterans Affairs education benefit awarded to servicemembers and eligible veterans of Active Duty, Selected Reserve and National Guard Armed Forces and their families.

How to use Military Skills in the Workplace

For students who have served in the military, the transition into the civilian workforce can come with its own set of unique challenges. At times the highly structured, team-oriented nature of military life may seem to conflict with a work environment that is, by comparison, casual and unregimented. Military service not only provides with a highly specialized set of skills, it also instills in you certain values that would be highly coveted in any industry. The trick is learning how to describe and harness that vital military experience in a new environment. Here are four steps you can take to repurpose your military skills for use in the workplace.

What are the Post 9/11 GI Bill Benefits and How Do I Use Them?

The Post 9/11 GI Bill was introduced to expand educational benefits for those who have served in the U.S. Military following September 10, 2001. Post 9/11 GI Bill benefits can give veterans substantial assistance in seeking a college education; it's an opportunity for the men and women who have served to pursue their educational goals and work toward the career of their choice.

What are Military Education Benefits and How Do I Use Them?

Those serving in the United States armed forces are eligible for a variety of military education benefits that can put their academic goals within reach and help them pursue or advance in their careers. This is true of both active duty and reserve members of the military. That said, figuring out the exact benefits and programs for which you're eligible can be difficult, so here’s a quick overview.

Mother and Caregiver Receives CTU’s Wounded Warrior Scholarship

When Deborah Fletcher’s daughter was injured in a vehicular accident in the military as a Marine, Fletcher dropped everything to become a full-time caregiver. She quit her job in the catering field and focused on helping her daughter adapt to the mental and physical challenges that lay ahead. Little did Fletcher know that this experience would lead to a new direction in her own life—as a student at Colorado Technical University.

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