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From the Battlefield to the Boardroom Podcast - Episode 143

Ask A Recruiter: Should I Pursue a Degree or a Career?

From the Battlefield to the Boardroom Podcast

If you're planning on leaving active duty or changing career paths, you may be contemplating using your G.I. Bill benefits to pursue a degree that will help you land your dream job. While there's no one-size-fits-all answer to whether or not you should pursue education prior to your next career move, your best bet is to evaluate the return on investment first.

Jericho Urmenita, USMC Veteran and Orion Recruiter, joins the podcast to share his advice for job seekers who are on the fence about which path to take. Topics include:

  • Pros and cons of pursuing a degree right after leaving the military
  • Which degrees may be worth the investment
  • How to make the best decision for your background and career goals


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