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4 Ways To Make Your New Year's Resolutions Stick In 2015

By Amy Morin
Contributor to Forbes

As the new year approaches, many people begin scrambling to list all the things they’re going to do to make 2015 their best year ever. Despite the high hopes and good intentions, however, most people fail to turn their New Year’s resolutions into reality.

The statistics on the chances you’ll maintain change are fairly dismal. Continue Reading

Paying Tribute: The Logistics Behind Wreaths Across America

How Successful People Handle Stress

By Travis Bradberry
Contributor to Forbes

We all know that living under stressful conditions has serious physical and emotional consequences. So why do we have so much trouble taking action to reduce our stress levels and improve our lives? Researchers at Yale University have the answer. They found that intense stress actually reduces the volume of gray matter in the areas of the brain responsible for self-control. Continue Reading

Six Things Business Leaders Can Learn from the Military

How To Create the Ideal LinkedIn Profile

By Laura Shin
Contributor to Forbes

As almost 90% of recruiters use LinkedIn, it’s imperative to put your best foot forward there.

But the amount of space the site offers can be intimidating. Is it helpful or just too much information to fill out every single section, including Test Scores, Courses, and Volunteering? What if you mention a personal interest that turns off a potential client or employer? Continue Reading

AMU’s Freedom Grant: Maximize Your Military Education Benefits

Shopping for a College – Buyer Beware!

by Jim Sweizer
Vice President, Military Relations – American Public University System

How many times have you gone into a store with a great coupon deal, only to find that the item you wanted to buy has many “exclusions” listed in the fine print? Keeping this scenario in mind, here are some of the questionable enticements you should be aware of when shopping for the college that’s right for you. Continue Reading

AMU’s Freedom Grant: Maximize Your Military Education Benefits

Veterans Fighting Different Battle on Campus

By Christina Calloway
The Portales News-Tribune

There are a lot of obvious differences between a college classroom and a war zone, but Alex Massey knows he's one of the few walking Eastern New Mexico University's campus to experience the latter. After the 27-year-old and father of two gave four years of service to the Marine Corps, he decided to further his education at ENMU. With a lack of resources and support, it wasn't an easy transition. "The first couple of weeks, I didn't know what I was doing here, there was no one to talk to," Massey said.

AMU’s Freedom Grant: Maximize Your Military Education Benefits