Post-military education

Student Veterans

Iliana Smiley, a former Army Reserves Specialist, found herself commuting up to an hour-and-a-half to Texas Woman’s University four days a week. As an off-campus student, she had nowhere to go to study in between classes on extended days. That may not sound like a big deal to some people, but for Smiley, that inconvenience… Read more »

Military Education

You have the courage to fight for your goals, and DeVry University supports your hard work to reach them. It is our honor to serve America’s military personnel and educate the veteran community. DeVry University has a long history of helping current and former members of the U.S. military reach their higher education goals. Click… Read more »

Military Friendly Schools

“Military-friendly” means many things to different members of the military, their spouses and dependents. But when you’re shopping for a university or college, be aware that it encompasses much more than awarding credit for your military experience. It’s also about “providing an educational experience that will accelerate your career and providing support services to assist… Read more »

Military Benefits

Congratulations, you’ve decided to go back to school! Your next thought: How am I going to pay for this? While getting a degree can be very expensive due to rising tuition costs and the time you will be taking away from work, there are steps you can take to mitigate these costs. Before we can… Read more »

Education Services

The U.S. Army has a desire to help shape the future of America’s youth through programs such as March 2 Success (M2S) (www.march2success.com), which was created to assist in improving performance on not only the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB), but also the SAT and ACT exams for students preparing for college immediately after… Read more »

Military Spouse

It doesn’t take an advanced degree to understand that the pursuit of higher education can lead to bigger paychecks, expanded employment opportunities and elevated levels of self-actualization. Despite those promising outcomes, the same tired old excuses often get in the way of earning an advanced degree, acquiring a professional certification or even simply learning a… Read more »

Go Back to School

Colin OShea, a former Chinook pilot, CW2 and an Iraq-Afghanistan veteran, had been out of the Army since early 2014. He’d already coasted through sales and insurance jobs. The bartending gig was a stop-gap Ð a place to catch his breath while pondering careers. But school? He wanted to go but wasn’t even sure where… Read more »

Military Experienced Leaders

Ben Faw is a tech leader in San Francisco. His background includes serving as the Marketing Solutions Account Executive at a leading tech company as well as earning a Harvard MBA. Now, Ben is part of a group of innovative investors who started BestReviews (www.BestReviews.com). Ben is also a military-experienced graduate of West Point, Airborne… Read more »

Higher Education Issue Featured Schools

Military Transition News is featuring four military-friendly schools as part of the 2015 July/August Higher Education Issue. Continue on to see the schools’ profiles along with their veteran assistance contact information. Click here to learn more.