• Posted at 05:19 pm

    Florida - Careers

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    adam gallagher
      */ florida careersToday’s tough economic climate can discourage those planning to change careers or go back to school. The good news is that Florida has many fast-growing industry sectors. Over 20% of Florida residents work in educational services, health care, and social assistance, while 12% work in professional, scientific, management, and administrative and waste management services. Finally, over 11% are employed in arts, entertainment, recreation, and hospitality, due to Florida’s thriving tourism industry!I   What Are Some Potentially High-Paying Careers in Florida?   Internists, General Internists are doctors who provide healthcare for mostly adults. They offer non-surgical treatment options for diseases and diagnose patients. Annual Median Wage: $187,199+Ii B.A. in Alternative Medicine   Physicians and Surgeons Physicians and Surgeons are medical practitioners who treat illness and injury by prescribing medication, performing diagnostic tests, performing surgery and providing other medical services. They are trained and authorized by law to practice medicine. Annual Median Wage: $187,199+Iii A.S. in
  • Posted at 05:15 pm

    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
  • 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 04:33 pm

    What is DANTES?

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    adam gallagher
    If you’re a military service member or veteran seeking opportunities in higher education, you may be wondering how to identify and achieve your post-military goals. DANTES, which stands for Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support, is committed to offering educational services, support, and opportunities for eligible military members. DANTES may be able to help you recognize your existing skills and interests, learn about possible career options, and plan for your education. To learn more, visit:dantes.doded.mil/Homepage/Mission.html What is DSST? DSST stands for DANTES Subject Standardized Tests and is commonly referred to as the DANTES test. This testing program may help eligible military members and veterans to earn undergraduate college credits by passing a subject examination that is comparable to a college final. 38 different subject examinations are available via internet-based testing (Ibt) or at National Testing Centers (NTCs) on campuses and military bases. Prior to taking an examination, you must know your college or university’s acceptance policy for credits earned from a DANTES test. While 3 semester hours of credit per exam are typical, institutions may have varying policies regarding credits awarded and the minimum passing score for receiving
  • Posted at 04:31 pm

    Military and Veteran Scholarship Information

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    adam gallagher
    Military scholarship information is readily available, but many eligible service members and veterans may be unaware of all the programs that may help them afford college. If you’re a qualified active service member or veteran pursuing higher education, you may be able to receive financial assistance through scholarships offered by a variety of organizations. Check out scholarship information for veterans and military members below. Military Scholarship Information Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS):NMCRS education programs may help qualified Sailors, Marines, and eligible dependents to afford higher education through scholarship opportunities and no-interest loans. Reserve Officer's Association (ROA): Through the Henry J. Reilly Memorial Scholarship Program, ROA may offer funding to assist qualified ROA members, ROA League members, and children or grandchildren of ROA members. Applicants must be attending or planning to attend an accredited U.S. college or university. Air Force Aid Society (AFAS):AFAS may provide financial assistance to qualifying Air Force members and their eligible family members who are pursuing higher education. The society offers opportunities for tuition assistance and grants.For more info on NMCRS, ROA and AFAS, visit: militaryonesource.mil/k-
  • Posted at 04:29 pm

    Military Student Loan Repayment Plans Information

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    adam gallagher
    Are you considering joining the Military? Do you have existing student loan debt? If so, you may want to look into the Loan Repayment Plans (LRPs) offered by select branches of the military. Currently, the Army, Navy and Air Force offer LRPs to help lessen the burden of student loan debt for first-time enlistees who meet certain eligibility requirements. If you’re interested in LRPs, take a look at the brief summaries and eligibility requirements for the three military branches below. Army Loan Repayment Program (LRP) The Loan Repayment Program (LRP) is an incentive plan in which the Army may repay a part of qualifying student loans for eligible Army applicants. After one year of service – if you qualify – the Army may pay 33 1/3 percent of the outstanding principle balance of your student loans annually or $1,500 (whichever is greater) up to $65,000. Loans cannot be in default before you enter active duty, or during the repayment period. Eligibility Requirements: Decline enrollment in Montgomery GI Bill® in writing (DD Form 2366) Have LRP guaranteed in writing in enlistment contract (DA Form 3286-66) Be a non-prior service accession Have a high school diploma and score 50 or higher on armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) Enlist in one of