A solid gold ring baring the Marine Corps emblem, which was purchased by Cpl. Kyle Lichtenberger's great-grandfather in 1918, rests on top of his acceptance letter from Columbia University in New York, at his home in Jacksonville, N.C., July 15.
Education
How To Decide On The Right College As A Student Vet
Veterans who pursue post-military education face challenges when deciding where to apply to school.
Cpl. Dakota Berg, a consolidated memorandum receipt noncommissioned officer with Transition Team Supply, II Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group (Forward), takes online college courses through University of Phoenix while serving aboard Al Asad Air Base, Iraq, July 22, 2009.
Education
5 Things Veterans Need To Consider About Online Degrees
Online degrees can be a good option for transitioning service members.
Legal Office’s internship program offers experience to law students
Education
5 Paid Internship Opportunities For Student Veterans
If you’re looking for some experience in a new field, check out these five internships.
Military tuition assistance: Benefits and limits
Education
Here Are 7 Awesome Resources Your Transition Class Didn’t Offer
There are a number of hidden-gem resources for separating service member provided by veteran service organizations.
Student Veterans of America CEO Jared Lyon addresses attendees at the 2016 national conference.
Education
What’s Next For Student Veterans of America? The National Conference Offered A Glimpse
With new leadership, a new headquarters and its biggest national conference to date, SVA embarks on an important journey and a bold vision for change.
Secretary of Veterans Affairs Bob McDonald and SVA CEO and President Jared Lyon address attendees at the SVA National Conference, Jan. 9, 2016.
Education
The 10 Best Pieces Of Advice For SVA Chapter Members
Here are 10 pieces of advice tweeted by attendees at the 2016 Student Veterans of America National Conference.
Trooper studies UXO
Education
How To Get Into An Ivy League School After You Get Out Of The Military
Follow these steps to get into a top college after you transition.
Air Force Reservist Jon Walters, 35, talks about his experiences with community police relations with his criminal justice classmates at McHenry County College, Nov. 28, 2012.
Education
As A Vet, Enrolling In Community College Was The Smartest Thing I’ve Ever Done
A Marine vet explains why he chose to enroll in community college to pursue his degree.
Robert Bailey, a veterans benefits coordinator for the Biloxi Veterans Hospital, briefs active duty Sailors and retirees on the new Post 9/11 GI Bill at Naval Construction Battalion Center, Gulfport.
Education
How To Transfer Your GI Bill To Your Spouse Or Kids
The Post-9/11 G.I. Bill is the first veterans education program to offer service members the choice to transfer their benefits to dependents.
Lance Cpl. Joseph Robbins and Lance Cpl. Aaron Hardy, Marines with the 8th Communications General Support Battalion, read a college pamphlet during the National Education and Job Fair at the Marston Pavilion aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune April 18.
Education
The Latest Threat To Veterans’ Education Benefits: Covert For-Profits
For-profit institutions are finding new ways to bypass funding regulations, including switching to “nonprofit” status.
Platoon sergeants mentor future platoon leaders
Education
An Army Vet’s Take On Trigger Warnings In The Classroom
An Army vet shares his perspective on the national debate surrounding trigger warnings and microaggressions in college classrooms.
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Education
4 Nanodegree Programs That Will Help You Land A Job Without Going To College
For those in web-design and data-based careers, you need training tailored for the job you’re seeking. Enter the nanodegree.
Fifty-three Service members and civilians receive their diplomas during a commencement ceremony at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan on May 28, 2013.
Education
One Easy Way To Decide Whether To Go Back To School Before You Exit The Military
Before you transition, assess whether you have the qualifications lined up to pursue your next career.
Several hundred service members, veterans and military spouses attend the Hiring Our Heroes job fair Jan. 21 at the Timmermann Conference Center at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J. The Army Reserve was a key partner in the event, which featured more than 80 employers, schools and service providers, who offered employment and education opportunities to attendees.
Career
Networks Are The Secret To The Post-Military Job Search
Spend more time connecting with people, and talking to them about your interests, skills, and experience.
Staff Sgt. Brian Gerstemeier, left, food service sergeant, Troop D, 3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Staff Sgt. Mark Vickery, middle, food service sergeant, Headquarters and Support Company, Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, 4th Infantry Division, and Sgt. 1st Class Wayne Sutton, senior food operations sergeant, HSC, HHBN, study for their upcoming quiz and try to put together a menu for the hands-on portion of the culinary accreditation course at the Fort Carson Culinary Academy Oct. 6, 2012. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Nathan Thome, 4th Infantry Division PAO)
Education
How Veterans Screw Up College
As veterans, what is leading a big chunk of us down the wrong path? What is it about college that defeats us?