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Balancing life and education while being a part of a military family
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Military spouse education is an often overlooked topic. With the proliferation of service member programs and benefits, and the spotlight on them, it is not uncommon for spouses to neglect looking into their own educational opportunities and benefits. The hectic life of a military family also often complicates the process of attending an institution of higher education, for spouses. There are numerous programs and benefits that a spouse may have access to, but they are difficult to find and navigate properly. This book attempts to highlight these possibilities and inform and assure this population that attaining an education is possible regardless of location or current circumstances. Numerous programs and benefits are described, as well as the best way to go about using them. Detailed instructions are illustrated to make the process of obtaining an education easier and to give spouses more confidence in pursing their own education. In addition, the specific considerations of military family life are addressed along with these instructions. Education is really important, and a lot of times military spouses aren"t aware of the opportunities and resources available to them to pursue it.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Other titles||Guide to navigating higher education for the military spouse|
|Statement||Jillian Ventrone, Paul Karczewski, and Robert W. Blue, Jr|
|Contributions||Karczewski, Paul, 1981- author, Blue, Robert W., Jr., author|
|LC Classifications||UB403 .V45 2017|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vii, 247 pages|
|Number of Pages||247|
|LC Control Number||2016030350|
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Balancing Life and Education While Being Part of a Military Family: A Guide to Navigating Higher Education for the Military Spouse covers every question and concern any spouse could have in regards to higher education. This book is thorough, well organized, and provides excellent resources.
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By Jillian Ventrone, Paul Karczewski, and Robert W. Blue, Jr. Balancing Life and Education While Being a Part of a Military Family: A Guide to Navigating Higher Education for the MilitarySpouse attempts to highlight these possibilities and inform and assure this population that attaining an education is possible regardless of.
Get this from a library. Balancing life and education while being a part of a military family: a guide to navigating higher education for the military spouse. [Jillian Ventrone; Paul Karczewski; Robert W Blue, Jr.] -- Military spouse education is an often overlooked topic.
With the proliferation of service member programs and benefits, and the spotlight on them, it is not uncommon for. Get this from a library. Balancing Life and Education While Being a Part of a Military Family: a Guide to Navigating Higher Education for the Military Spouse.
[Jillian Ventrone; Paul Karczewski; Robert W Blue, Jr.] -- Balancing family life and education can be difficult, and what can make it even more challenging is furthering your education while working around the military career of.
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