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Leadership Scholar Program

Providing assistance in accelerating the admission of qualified Marines to four year, not-for-profit, colleges and universities across the nation.

Marine College Financing How-To List

It’s no secret that college can take a toll on your bank account. Check out these FAQs to start planning ahead and making things a little easier.

Service to School (S2S)

Veteran founded, non-profit that provides free peer to peer application counseling to active duty and veterans.

Should I Consider Community College?

The practice of completing undergraduate studies (a bachelor’s degree) by attending a community college then transferring to a local college or university to complete the final two years is called the “feeder school trend.”

Student Veterans of America (SVA)

Provides the resources and support initiatives for education and employment. They advocate for veterans military education benefits in front of congress. They also provide Networking opportunities.

Veterans Affairs Benefits

School decision resources such as: Financial, GI Bill Comparison Tool, Guide to Choosing a School, etc.

Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E)

Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) for veterans and service-members with a service connected disability. It provides them with an education to obtain employment if approved.

What are the Steps for Marines Who Are Interested in Applying for LSP?

What are the steps for Marines who are interested in applying for LSP and using the program to assist them in their application process?

What Changes Can You Expect with the "Forever G.I. Bill"

Last week, the Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act, known as the “Forever G.I. Bill,” was signed into law. Check out some of the specifics per the Department of Veterans Affairs below:

You Can Make the Most of Your Admissions Process with LSP

The Marine Corps Leader Scholar Program (LSP) provides Marines with assistance in the admission process to colleges and universities across the nation as they transition from active duty to the private sector. Read about one of the LSP's latest success stories.


Add LinkedIn to Your Job Search Toolkit!

As you are searching for a new job or starting your transition from active duty to civilian-land, you will probably use many different tools to search for your new career.  One such tool is LinkedIn.

Boots 2 Business

Boots to Business is an entrepreneurial education and training program offered by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) as part of the Department of Defense’s Transition Assistance Program (TAP). The curriculum continuum includes steps for evaluating business concepts, the foundational knowledge required to develop a business plan and information on SBA resources available to help access start-up capital and additional technical assistance.

Career One Stop

Employment information and inspiration, tools to help job seekers, students, businesses and career professionals. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor.

Department of Labor, Gold Card Employment Initiatives for Veterans

Department of Labor, Gold Card Employment Initiatives for Veterans. An eligible veteran can present the Gold Card at his/her local One-Stop Career Center to receive enhanced intensive services including up to six months of follow-up.

Feds Hire Vets

Veterans, transitioning service members, and their families will find this site to be full of resources and information that can assist in finding a Federal career.

Four Tips to Prepare Your Professional References

You know that references are an important part of the job search process, and recognize that because they are at the end of the interview cycle, they can be an afterthought until requested. Check out these four tips to maximize the value of your references during your job search process.

Get Started Writing Your Resume Today!

Developing a solid resume takes work, so don’t expect perfection from your first effort. Much like writing a paper, start with an outline and a little messy brainstorming.

Veterans & Community Resources

Add LinkedIn to Your Job Search Toolkit!

As you are searching for a new job or starting your transition from active duty to civilian-land, you will probably use many different tools to search for your new career.  One such tool is LinkedIn.

American Legion

The American Legion can assist service members, veterans, and their families with an assortment of benefits to include employment, education, and health resources.

Board of Corrections of Naval Records

Board for Corrections of Naval Records (BCNR) is the Navy’s highest level of administrative review whose mission is to correct errors and remove injustices from Naval records.

From Excavator to Assistant Superintendent

The role of a Marine For Life Representative is to build a strong network of military friendly resources and make connections to Marines in need. This success story shows how the M4L Indianapolis Rep was able to connect a Marine Veteran seeking employment to a local employer seeking a new employee.

Marine Corps League

The Marine Corps League perpetuates the traditions and spirit of ALL Marines and Navy FMF Corpsmen, who proudly wear or who have worn the eagle, globe and anchor of the Corps.

National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC)

National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC) is a nonprofit organization that provides advice, guidance, and counseling services to help consumers manage their debt.

National Resource Directory

The National Resource Directory (NRD) is a resource website that connects wounded warriors, Service Members, Veterans, their families, and caregivers to programs and services that support them. It provides access to services and resources at the national, state and local levels to support recovery, rehabilitation and community reintegration.

Navy Marine Corps Relief Society

Navy Marine Corps Relief Society provides financial counseling and assistance to...

Operation Home Front

Operation Homefront assists military families during difficult financial times by providing financial assistance; for food, auto and home repair, vision care, travel and transportation, moving assistance, essential home items, and much more as needed.

Semper Fi Fund

The Semper Fi Fund and America’s Fund provide immediate financial assistance and lifetime support to post-9/11 wounded, critically ill and injured members of all branches of the U.S. Armed Forces, and their families, ensuring that they have the resources they need during their recovery and transition back to their communities.

U.S .Department of Veteran Affairs

Information about the G.I. Bill Education Benefits: all current G.I. Educations Bills, G.I. Bill comparison tool of schools’ tool, G.I. Bill school guide on how to choose a school, On the Job training and  apprenticeship programs, Licensing and recertification test reimbursement pamphlet, How to apply for your GI Bill and access to the application.

Veterans Crisis Line

The Veterans Crisis Line connects Veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat, or text. Veterans and their loved ones can call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1, chat online, or send a text message to 838255 to receive confidential support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Support for deaf and hard of hearing individuals is available.

Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW)

Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) offers a wide range of assistance programs aimed at helping veterans. Free, professional help filing or appealing a VA claim, offering scholarships for post-secondary education or providing emergency financial relief.

Veterans Service Organization

The Department of Veterans Affairs is responsible for keeping track of the Veterans Service Organization directory.  This directory is home to nonprofit organizations that provide nationwide services and are deemed as trusted resources.

Marine For Life Application

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