GI Bill FAQs 2017-05-12T12:38:42+00:00
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GI Bill FAQs

We’re convinced even the people who wrote the GI Bill legislation don’t fully understand all the rules and regulations, so it’s no surprise that you don’t either. Which is why we’ve compiled an entire section dedicated to answering even your toughest GIB questions. No matter what your situation, we’ve got it covered.

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Trump Signs Forever Post 9/11 GI Bill

President Trump signed the Forever Post 9/11 GI Bill into law on Aug. 16, putting the final stamp on the most significant improvements to the Post-9/11 GI Bill since it launched in 2009. Named for ...

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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 ...

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Senate Passes ‘Forever GI Bill’

UPDATE: On August 16, President Trump officially signed the Forever Post 9/11 GI Bill. At the eleventh hour before it recessed for the summer, the Senate finally got around to some real business: passing a ...

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Forever GI Bill Marches Through Congress

The so-called Forever GI Bill, which would make significant changes to the Post-9/11 GI Bill, is moving with startling speed through Congress. On Wednesday the Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs approved the Harry W. Colmery ...

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6 Changes to the Post-9/11 GI Bill That Will Make You Want to Reenlist

If you’re a recent veteran, Congress is working on improvements to the Post-9/11 GI Bill that might just make you want to reenlist. Dubbed the “Forever GI Bill” because it would erase the 15-year use-it-or-lose-it ...

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Dream Bigger

“Veterans don’t show up.” “Veterans don’t take advantage of all of the resources available to them.” “Veterans have low self-esteem.” “Veterans don’t aim high enough.” When I hear stereotypes like this, I think back to ...

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4 Tips on How to Get the Most Out of Your GI Bill Education

Using the GI Bill to get a college degree is one of the best ways to improve long-term career outlook and earning power. Over the course of a lifetime, a degree can mean the difference ...

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The New Tuition Law That Could Save You Thousands

When Josh Ortiz began applying to colleges after serving 12 years in the Marine Corps, he learned he was considered an out-of-state resident in both his military home of record as well as North Carolina, ...

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5 Tips for Making a Budget Work on the Post-9/11 GI Bill Stipend

Since its creation at the end of World War II, the GI Bill has allowed veterans to improve their post-military skills and earning potential by helping to pay for the costs of a college education. ...

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VA Tuition Assistance Top-Up Program Covers Training Expenses for Active Duty Service Members

For military personnel on active duty, Tuition Assistance (TA) can be an invaluable resource for pursuing higher education for career advancement, a leg up on a post-service degree, or simply as an outlet for personal ...

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How to Actually Survive Off Your GI Bill

The career vs. school struggle we go through when getting out of the military is no big secret. Sure, everyone knows the Post-9/11 GI Bill will pay for your school. But when you’re in class ...

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