Combat Veteran and Robert Morris University President Chris Howard Shares What It Means to Be Military Friendly

When is the last time you had a conversation that changed you for the better? When was the last time you connected with a person willing to share of themselves, and what they shared made a difference? Who was the last person who took nothing from you, gave you everything they had in the moment ...

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5 Reasons Why Enlisted Veterans Don’t Get Into Top Schools

You’re a brainiac who aced the ASVAB. You could have attended college after high school, but for whatever reason, you didn’t. You might not have felt ready, or maybe you didn’t have the money. Either way, the military’s education benefits were a huge selling point – for later. Now you’re ready to separate and get ...

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The Truth About Using the GI Bill for Community College

The GI Bill gives veterans access to a variety of institutions, from vocational to Ivy League universities. While you’re trying to decide where you belong in your academic journey, you may find that you should use your GI Bill for community college. Humble and often underrated, community colleges can offer many advantages to veterans that ...

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Congress Grants In-State Tuition to Recent Veterans

One provision of the VA reform bill Congress passed in July 2014 will benefit recent veterans pursuing a post-military education. The $16.3 billion Veterans Access, Choice and Accountability Act of 2014 will require public schools to offer the in-state tuition rate to veterans within three years of their discharge from active duty. Schools that fail ...

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Top 5 Websites to Find Textbooks for Less

The GI Bill is a great way to cover school costs, but there are some ways to get those books for even less. Here are some great sites to find your books for class this fall! 1.Neebo Neebo is a great site for renting or buying text books and college apparel. The best part is ...

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Things You Didn’t Know Cost You Money in College

Whether you are still trying to pick a school and have not yet applied, or you are in the final stages of preparing before you begin college; it is important to create an accurate budget. Understanding how much things will cost and what the GI Bill will cover will help you to transition into ...

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Paying for Graduate School with Military Benefits

One of the most positive aspects of the Post 9/11 GI Bill is the ease of use. Particularly for those veterans interested in graduate school. However, this is only one of the benefits available for veterans pursuing higher education. Be sure to know the ins and outs of paying for graduate school with military benefits. ...

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State Education Benefits for Veterans

There are many opportunities for state education benefits for veterans to help fund your education.  Map your future here. NORTHWEST Oregon The Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs provides grants of up to $150 per month for as many months as veterans were on active duty, up to 36 months. Veterans who receive GI Bill money are ...

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