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    Firefighter's Guide to Education and Training

    Firefighter's Guide to Education and Training
    Wondering what kind of education you need to complete as a department applicant? Here are some things to keep in mind as you start your career in fire & rescue or scout interest in a promotion. Education and Training Applicants for firefighting jobs are usually required to have at least a high school diploma, but candidates with some education after high ...
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    Which Fire Science School is Right for You?

     Which Fire Science School is Right for You?
    So you’ve decided you want to advance your education. Now the question is which school is right for you? Some people make their decision based only on finances, but there is more to consider. It’s important to consider which careers you are interested in and what the normal career path is. The degrees or certificates required for each career will vary ...
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    Selecting the Right Degree

    Your degree choice will affect your future career opportunities and ultimate success. This compact guide will help you choose the degree that works for you. "_Find a school that will get you ready for a career in rescue and public safety._":http://firelink.monster.com/content/education-resources When making this decision, consider your current career path, future job markets, timeline and flexibility. Here are a few questions ...
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    Accreditation - Make Sure It's the Real Deal

    Getting a college degree requires time, effort and money. These three things are as precious to you as sleep -- and like sleep, they are often in short supply. As a result, if you're thinking about getting your degree, you might be tempted to go through a mail-order or online program that saves you the hassle of taking classes and offers ...
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    Learn About Online Courses

    What are online courses? Online courses offer the same educational information that you would get in a traditional institution but they are held in virtual classrooms instead of physical classrooms. Everything else will be similar to campus colleges. You will still have professors, books, assignments, exams, and grades, but also more flexibility as you would learn over the Internet from the ...
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    Advancing Your Education

    People of all ages are choosing to further their education by obtaining bachelors and even masters' and doctoral degrees. Many people choose to go back to school to open new doors and get ahead in their job, as well as the rest of their lives! "_Find a school that will get you ready for a career in rescue and public safety._":http://firelink.monster.com/content/education-resources ...
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    Bill Ties Police Raises to Education

    Bill Ties Police Raises to Education
    BOSTON — Police officers would be eligible for pay raises after completing a variety of college courses — not just those associated with law enforcement — under legislation proposed at the Statehouse. State Rep. Martin Walsh, D-Dorchester, wants to expand the Quinn Bill, which gives raises of up to 25 percent to officers with college degrees. "_Find a school that will ...
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    How to Report Fraudulent Government Student Loans

    Contact the school or program that opened the student loan to close the loan. At the same time, report the fraudulent loan to the U.S. Department of Education. Call the Inspector General's toll-free hotline at *{color:red}1-800-MIS-USED*, visit "http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/oig/hotline.html":http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/oig/hotline.html or write to Office of Inspector General, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20202-1510. "_Millions of dollars in rescue ...
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    The Skinny on Student Loans

    An education loan is a form of financial aid that must be repaid, with interest. Federal law sets the maximum interest rates and fees lenders may charge for federally guaranteed loans, and nothing prevents a lender from charging lower fees. "_Find a school that will get you ready for a career in rescue and public safety._":http://firelink.monster.com/content/education-resources Here are three types of ...
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    Learn to Use Scholarships for Expenses

    Learn to use scholarships to eliminate out-of-pocket expenses. While looking for money for school many servicemembers, veterans, and their families tend to overlook the over $300 million of military - and veteran - related scholarships and grants. These scholarships often go unclaimed due to the following misconceptions: "_Find a school that will get you ready for a career in rescue and ...
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    More States to Offer Scholarships

    Four new states have been selected for participation in the State Scholars Initiative, a national business-education partnership effort designed to increase the number of students who take a rigorous curriculum in high school, the U.S. Education Department announced today. _The states are: Missouri, New Hampshire, South Dakota and Wyoming._ Under the State Scholars Initiative, each state will receive up to $300,000 ...
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    FREE Download: Fire & Rescue Field Guide

    FREE Download: Fire & Rescue Field Guide
    FireLink has partnered with Informed, the premier publisher for public safety field guides, to provide our members with exclusive downloadable versions of the Fire & Rescue Field Guide, free of charge. The new Fire & Rescue Field Guide™ offers instant access to vital information for all fire and rescue personnel, including supervisors and commanders. It puts critical response information at your ...
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    Selecting the Right Degree

    Your degree choice will affect your future career opportunities and ultimate success. This compact guide will help you choose the degree that works for you. "_Find a school that will get you ready for a career in public service._":http://firelink.monster.com/content/education-resources When making this decision, consider your current career path, future job markets, timeline and flexibility. Here are a few questions you need ...
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    Advancing Your Education

    People of all ages are choosing to further their education by obtaining bachelors and even masters' and doctoral degrees. Many people choose to go back to school to open new doors and get ahead in their job, as well as the rest of their lives! "_Find a school that will get you ready for a career in public service._":http://firelink.monster.com/content/education-resources Sometimes it's ...
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    Learn About Online Courses

    What are online courses? Online courses offer the same educational information that you would get in a traditional institution but they are held in virtual classrooms instead of physical classrooms. Everything else will be similar to campus colleges. You will still have professors, books, assignments, exams, and grades, but also more flexibility as you would learn over the Internet from the ...
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    A Guide to FireLink

    So now that you’ve found your way to FireLink, what exactly is there do? There are many ways to be interactive and if you need some ideas, this guide will show you exactly what there is to do in each section. *News* You can rate every news article that you read. Go to the box that says "Rate." Hover over the ...
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