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5 Books Every Veteran Should Read Before Starting a Business

By Aaron Saari
Special to In Military Education – Military1.com

Okay, time to talk tools. I’ve seen articles all over the internet discussing the qualities that make veterans great business owners (I’ve even written some myself). But the question I hear the most is, “Where do I start?” Good entrepreneurs know self-education is a crucial cornerstone of their success. Continue Reading

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Can You Get a Good Job with Just an Associate Degree?

By Marty McKee
Editor, In Military Education

Frankly, the answer is yes.

If you’ve been on the fence trying to decide whether or not you should go to college and get a degree, the following Business Insider article may help you decide. Author Jacquelyn Smith studied data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and categorized 26 high-paying jobs that require only an associate degree. Continue Reading

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How Michelin Attracts New Talent with Military Backgrounds

“We find that military experience develops a lot of core skills, particularly leadership, and we certainly appreciate those skills and the veterans we have in our company.”

An interesting quote from Pete Selleck, who this month celebrates his three-year anniversary as Chairman and President of Michelin North America Inc.

Selleck’s respect for veterans comes as no surprise, considering he earned a Bachelor of Science at the U.S. Continue Reading

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Troops to Teachers: Helping Veterans Serve with Pride in the Classroom

What is Troops to Teachers?

To use the organization’s own words, Troops to Teachers is “a U.S. Department of Defense program that helps eligible military personnel begin a new career as teachers in public schools where their skills, knowledge and experience are most needed.”

Craig Gilman, a former U.S. Marine currently serving as an education coordinator and online adjunct faculty member with American Military University (AMU), spoke to In Military Education about Troops to Teachers. Continue Reading

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Stay With STEM: Why We Need To Keep Women As Engineering Majors In College

By Maria Lombard
Contributor to Forbes

As college acceptance letters go out over the next few months to the millions of high school seniors applying to universities in the United States this year, it is important to note that nearly half of all engineering majors drop out or change majors before they graduate.

Melody McCloskey, who founded StyleSeat, a social-media site for the beauty industry, recently talked with The Story Exchange about being discouraged in a high school computer coding class because she was the only woman enrolled.  Continue Reading

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Think Teamwork: Tips for Veterans Transitioning from the Military to Civilian Life

By Aaron Saari
Special to In Military Education – Military1.com

Would you ever walk off the FOB by yourself on a deployment? I hope not. But tons of veterans seem to simply jump into the civilian world without collecting intel from fellow veterans who have transitioned successfully.

Everything in the military centers around teamwork. Successful veterans carry that principle forward and build their team before they transition…or right after. Continue Reading

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