You want to go back to school, that much you know. But there could be a lot more you don’t know about finding a college than you realize. The articles below will help guide you through your school selection process, making sure you don’t miss critical deadlines or choose a school that doesn’t offer the full range of education benefits you’ve earned.

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Military Friendly® 2.0

June 20th, 2016|0 Comments

Ask Justine Evirs what “Military Friendly®” means to her, and she’ll tell you about the post-military education experience she DIDN’T have after a medical discharge cut short her Navy career in 2003. “As the ...

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Transitioning From Military To College? Check Out These Universities and Colleges For Military Veterans!

June 13th, 2016|0 Comments

Marcus Kuboy’s road to the University of St. Thomas was a long one. Long before he set foot on the campus in St. Paul, MN., Kuboy was a solider in the U.S. Army who in ...

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Applying To College After The Military

June 6th, 2016|0 Comments

 Applying to college after the military can be daunting, and I wish I had known about the  School Matchmaker Tool when I first started my search for the perfect school. Instead, I began ...

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Online Education – When Campus Won’t Cut It

April 20th, 2015|1 Comment

Photo Credit: Leon Fishman When I went back to school, I was working full time as a child support officer for the Texas attorney general and had two young girls at home. Going to school ...

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Give Your Community College a Chance for Your Higher Education

February 16th, 2015|0 Comments

The adventure of going to college can present you with a couple of challenges, not the least of which is financial, even if you use the GI Bill to help pay for it. You'll also ...

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10 Best States for Post-Military Education

February 9th, 2015|1 Comment

Always dreamed of an education or a master's degree? GI Bill burning a hole in your pocket? Check out this list of the 10 best locations for veterans seeking an education.

Step-by-Step Guide to Applying to College

July 28th, 2014|0 Comments

Applying to college can be a difficult task. There are many different sources of information regarding how to do so. We have composed step-by-step guidelines for applying to schools. 1. Picking your schools It is ...

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When Should I Apply to College

April 30th, 2014|0 Comments

Many transitioners find they don't know the answer to "When should I apply to college." Applying to college is a long process whether you are a high school student or an adult. It comes complete ...

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Applying to College as a Veteran

April 30th, 2014|0 Comments

There is a lot to consider when applying to college as a veteran. Colleges vary in size, location, curriculum, and housing. Applying as a veteran gives you additional things to consider, much of it for ...

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Why Accreditation Matters

April 28th, 2014|0 Comments

Don't waste your time and money. If that degree isn't from an accredited school, potential employers won't care that you have it. Here's why accreditation matters. Here’s How it Works Some accrediting organizations review colleges and universities; ...

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How to Translate Your Military Training Into College Credits

April 16th, 2014|0 Comments

Many veterans heading to school can get college credit for their military training and experience, including leadership development courses. Coupled with classes they may have completed during active duty, this could give some student veterans a ...

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