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Vets in Higher Education: Four Stories to Inspire Your Pursuit of a Degree

2014 July/August Military Transition News

Thinking of going back to school, but not sure how you’ll fit in socially or fare academically?

Here are the stories of four veterans who not only returned to campus, but successfully worked to overcome a myriad of challenges to get their diploma.

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Getting Smart About Funding Your Education

Whether you and your uniformed honey are in the transition process or not, you need to be professionally marketable. With a little bit of creative thinking, research and patience, you can prepare yourself for the next step in your professional careers.

Click here for five resources to help you get started with funding your education.

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                         Funding Your Education

5 Important Educational Benefits for Transitioning Military

You have decided to go back to school. Now what? Luckily, there are many educational benefits available to transitioning military personnel to help pay for your education so that you can spend more time focused on your transition and your studies and less time worrying about the financial burden.

Read on for information on 5 great options, one or more might be right for you.

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                      Educational Benefits Available To Transitioning Military

Higher Education Issue Featured Schools

Military Transition News is featuring eight military-friendly schools as part of the 2014 July/August Higher Education Issue.

Continue on to see the featured schools’ profiles.

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                         Higher Education Issue Featured Schools

Interviewing in Good Faith

Interviewing is about discovery. Although there is much you should do in advance of interviewing, much of what you learn about a job occurs during the interviewing process. Although the job description and your résumé might appear to mesh nicely, the interview allows both parties to validate the fit.

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                      Mission Of The Job Candidate

For veterans with the drive to succeed,

careers at Con-way Truckload abound

The transportation industry is a career field that has experienced consistent growth and as such is a target for many job seekers, including those with military experience.

Learn why Con-way Truckload should be one of the companies veterans consider when starting their job search.

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                             Veterans Seeking Jobs In The Transportation Industry

Baptism by fire

Read this Army soldier's inspirational story. Faced with a crushing injury in the line of duty, he not only survives, but thrives.

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                         Encouraging Veterans To Keep Pursuing Their Education

Transition Talk

Bradley-Morris answers questions from transitioning military job seekers. 

Q: I injured my shoulder while serving. I transition out in six months and several people have suggested I apply for Disability Compensation now even though it’s not too bad. I looked on the Veterans Affairs’ site online and it seems to suggest the same thing. Is there any reason that this would affect my job prospects?

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                     Veteran Looking For A Job

Transitioning A to Z

In the upcoming issues of MTN, we will be listing everything a service member needs to know about transitioning, from A to Z.

This month, we tackle “O” and “P”.

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                     Be Organized As You Transition Out



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