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Vista College Named To 2017 Military Friendly® Schools List

Richardson, TX– March 8, 2017 – Vista College announced today that it has earned the 2017 Military Friendly® School designation by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs, STEM Jobs, and Military Spouse. This is the 5th consecutive year Vista College has earned this designation. Each year the list of Military Friendly® Schools is provided to…
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Why Veteran-Owned Businesses Have an Advantage

The American dream is many things to many people. To some, it might be owning a home or property, and to others it might be the opportunity to amass wealth. One of the standard versions of the American dream is to own a business and be your own boss. We all want to get ahead,…
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23 Ways for Military Families to Earn Extra Money

Taking on a second job is increasingly common in today’s society. One in three employees with a full-time job in 2015 held a second job, mostly to bring in more cash. A second job can bring in much-needed extra cash, provides additional job stability even in uncertain times and means plenty to do during an…
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Top 25 Military Personnel and Organizations to Follow on Twitter

On any given day of the week, events take place that impact the lives of military service members and their loved ones. When it comes to issues and policies that lie close to the hearts of military personnel, it's crucial to stay abreast of such developments as they unfold. Twitter is a perfect source for…
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Vista College Recognized by Kognito for its Outstanding Performance

Richardson, TX– September 17, 2015 – Vista College has been awarded a Certificate of Excellence by Kognito, a leading provider and innovator of mental health and suicide prevention programs for higher education, for its outstanding performance in executing its mental health awareness program. The award acknowledges the college’s best practices and commitment to creating and…
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In-Depth Look at Military Education Benefits

Your service in the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines or Coast Guard has set you up for a lifelong career, whether or not you choose to leave the military. Current service members and veterans have access to better military education benefits than any past generation. Taking advantage of your education benefits is the best thing…
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10 Free Resources and VA Education Benefits for Military Students

Americans love a good military homecoming video. These clips show the happy return of servicemen and women, reuniting with their families among hugs and joyful tears. One such video currently making the rounds features a 21-year Marine Corps veteran returning to a completely renovated home thanks to neighbors that thought he deserved a move-in ready…
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Everything You Need to Know About the Montgomery GI Bill

Listen up, soldier: You put in two years of hard work for the United States armed forces. You trudged through rain, mud, and snow, and you pushed your body to its physical limitations. Now, you are either still enrolled in active duty or are due to receive an honorable discharge. It’s time to look ahead…
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10 Steps to Having a Successful Military Career

Military careers in the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marines are challenging and honorable for everyone who takes to the uniform with courage and conviction. Now that you have enlisted for military service, it's crucial to maximize the experience. The following steps can help you exceed expectations while on active duty. They can also help…
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10 Famous Vets Who Went to College after the Military

Joining the military can be a great life decision, as is attending college. So, what happens when you do both? For these 10 veterans, the answer was to exceed any reasonable person’s expectations of a successful life by an incredible margin. I’m not going to say you’re definitely going to become the Chief Justice of…
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15 Ways to Honor Soldiers This Holiday Season

While most people are making plans with friends and family, there are military members who continue to serve their country while the holiday season passes by. There are more than 160,000 active-duty members serving in 150 countries, leaving behind spouses, children, and parents to continue their duties. It doesn’t take much to extend a thoughtful…
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Military Vets Want College Credit for Service Time

The United States armed forces comprise the most robust, likely the most fearsome, fighting force on the face of the earth. What it lacks in manpower, it makes up for in technology and training. In fact, it might be more apt to say that U.S. armed forces are among the best trained in the world.…
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How to Get the Most From the Military in Your Education

The U.S. military understands the important role that family plays in the life of our service members and it rewards those family members with a wide range of service and education benefits. The Defense Department and Department of Veterans Affairs want to honor the sacrifices they know you’ve already made. As a spouse or dependent,…
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