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Become a Pilot: There’s Never Been a Better Time

If you would like a promising career in the travel industry, your future is literally up in the air. Pilots are in high demand …. and the demand is expected to increase over the next 10 years. Besides the breathtaking “office” view, below are just a few good reasons for you to seriously consider the pilot profession. A Few Good Reason to Become a Pilot FREE Travel Getting paid to fly to a different city, state and even country is a cool job perk! Even if you only have a couple of hours to visit a city during a layover, you can still try the local cuisine, meet new people … Continue reading

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How To Become A Pilot: Pilot Training Routes

Engineering or physics does not have to be your first love, but it’s best to have a mid-to-high comfort level with math and science before considering the pilot profession. Also, many companies — particularly the larger, higher paying ones — prefer to hire pilots with bachelor’s degrees. With all this in mind, here a few ways to enter pilot training to become a commercial pilot. Pilot Training Possibilities Traditional Routes Becoming a pilot is like any other professional job: You must invest in your education. To earn your wings, you should attend a two or four-year college that offers an aviation program. If you already have a degree or if … Continue reading

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Four $mart Ways to Reduce College Costs

Whether you have put away a little or a lot, Marine Military Academy is offering you four smart ways to reduce the cost of your son or daughter’s college education. After all, a bachelor’s degree from a state university now totals about $19,000 a year when you factor in tuition, fees, books and room and board — and costs usually inch up each year! Investing in your child’s future won’t be cheap, but below are four strategies to help you $ave on your child’s college education. Four $mart Ways to Reduce College Costs 1. College credit tests If your high school student has successfully completed an Advanced Placement course, make … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Build Your Teen’s Self-Esteem & Self-Confidence

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5 Ways to Build Your Teen’s Self-Esteem & Self-Confidence All parents want their teenagers to grow into happy and successful adults. Many think it starts with a strong education, but it actually begins with something more basic. A good education certainly opens many doors, but it is your son or daughter’s level of self-esteem and self-confidence that will better determine how far he or she goes in life. To be clear, self-esteem is how you feel about yourself while self-confidence is your ability to believe in yourself and is related to your actions. Self-esteem affects self-confidence, and vice versa. Teens who possess these strengths are much less likely to make … Continue reading

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