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    Florida - Facts About Florida

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    adam gallagher
    Florida the sunshine stateflorida gatorsFlorida beachesFlorida demographic information   6 Fun Facts About The Sunshine State 1. In 1987, Florida named the American alligator (Alligator mississippiensis) the official state reptile. This alligator calls Florida’s extensive wetlands home. 2. Did you know that Orlando, Florida is the most popular vacation spot in the United States? The city attracts more annual visitors than any other amusement park destination in the nation. 3. Notable authors such as such as Marjorie
  • Posted at 05:02 pm

    Criminal Justice Careers and Internships

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    Anonymous (not verified)
    Careers & Internships in Criminal Justice Government Employment in the Criminal Justice SystemMaintaining security, upholding the law, and investigating criminal acts require specialized expertise. Earning an online criminal justice degree may help you land a job in one of these areas of the criminal justice field. Because there are many branches of the justice and law enforcement sectors, the salary and growth projection in this list of criminal justice jobs broadly range from a prisoner-guarding corrections officer to a bar-passing lawyer. Police Officers and Detectives[i] You probably have a certain level of familiarity with the role police officers play in society they’re responsible for protecting the public and enforcing the law. Detectives investigate crimes with the help of others in the criminal justice field. While some police departments may require recruits to have an associate’s degree as a minimum educational requirement, the ability to become a police officer or detective is contingent on many regulations that are best
  • Posted at 03:36 pm

    Military Children & Military Spouses Benefits & Scholarship Information

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    adam gallagher
    Families of service personnel may be just as affected by life in the military as their loved ones who serve. If you’re looking for military spouse benefits information or scholarship information for military children, you’ve come to the right place. Let’s start out by taking a look at some military benefits information for families. Transfer of Post-9/ll G.I. Bill® Benefits to Dependents (TEB) The TEB program allows eligible servicemembers who don’t wish to pursue college-level studies to transfer their Post-9/11 G.I. Bill® benefits to a spouse, a child, or a combination of qualifying dependents. The Department of Defense determines whether or not benefits can be transferred. Once the transfer is approved, family members can apply for them at the VA. Eligibility Requirements: Family members of the armed forces or selected reserve (who are eligible for the Post 9/11 GI Bill®) must be enrolled in the Defense Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS) and be eligible to receive benefits at the time of transfer. Servicemembers must meet the following criteria: Have at least six years of service in the armed forces on the date of approval and agree to serve four additional years in the armed forces Have at least 10 years of service in the armed forces on the date of approval, is
  • Posted at 02:41 pm

    Religious Studies Scholarships

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    adam gallagher
    Although some students are fortunate enough to not have to rely on financial aid to achieve their academic goals, most seek out various forms of assistance to help them pay for college. Federal and private student loans are the most common types of college financing, but many students overlook scholarships as a means of paying for their education.  Students who are intent on pursuing a degree in religious studies should take the time to carefully research what types of financial aid packages are available. Many individuals mistakenly assume that they will not be eligible for scholarships, but this is not necessarily the case. In addition to the scholarships offered by faith-based colleges, numerous organizations affiliated with the church and other spiritual groups offer scholarships to students. Examples of Religious Studies Scholarships The list of scholarships below is far from exhaustive, but may provide students with a place to begin their inquiries. Diamonds in the Rough Ministry International Scholarship: This award, which is offered by the Diamonds in the Rough Ministry, is aimed at female high school seniors in Texas with demonstrated abilities in academics, athletics and certain extracurricular activities. The deadline to apply for this scholarship is May 3 annually,
  • Posted at 02:37 pm

    Religious Studies Careers & Salary Information

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    adam gallagher
    Embarking on a religious studies degree isn't just an excellent way to explore fascinating cultural and historical topics – it may also be an investment in the future. Contrary to common misconception, there are numerous career paths that may be available to religious studies majors aside from more traditional roles in religious organizations. What Could You Pursue with a Religious Studies Degree? 4 possible careers with a Religious Studies Major InfographicReligious studies is a complex field. While pursuing a degree in this subject can be immensely intellectually rewarding, it could also help you lay the foundations for an equally satisfying career.  Although religious studies is sometimes dismissed by many students as a viable investment in their future career, that may not be the case. In fact, religious studies - like many humanities and liberal arts majors – may offer graduates a wealth of benefits, including the possibility of a high earning potential and numerous professional opportunities. While many religious studies
  • Posted at 12:53 pm

    Religious Studies - Bible Colleges & Accreditation

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    adam gallagher
    Choosing a school is one of the most important decisions you will ever make. With so many colleges to choose from, a variety of factors should be taken into consideration when choosing a bible college, but what about accreditation? What does this process involve, and why does it matter? What Are Bible Colleges? Students who are considering pursuing a degree in religious studies have many options. Some secular schools offer such qualifications, but many individuals opt to complete their studies at a bible college. Before you make any decisions, it's worth knowing what precisely a bible college could offer you, and how these institutions differ from other universities. Bible colleges are typically undergraduate schools that prepare students for vocations within the church or other religious organizations, or advanced credentials such as master's degrees and even Ph​.Ds. Often offering a wide range of courses and degree programs in theological disciplines, these schools specialize in programs of all levels, from part-time associate degrees to full-time doctoral qualifications. These institutions are often aligned with religious organizations and churches of varying denominations. As their primary purpose is to prepare students for vocations in ministry and other forms of church