Programmatic Accreditation

In a previous post, I talked about accreditation focusing on the differences between national and regional accreditation. In order to participate in the DoD TA program, and the VA’s GI Bill program, colleges, and universities must be at least accredited by a nationally accredited organization and able to participate in …

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It’s Time Allocation not Time Management!

In our November post, we discussed three things military-related students could do to get a handle on their schoolwork.   Step one – Make the commitment Step two – Use a calendar and make a schedule Step three – Find a place to focus on your schoolwork.   In this …

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Three Ways Military Students Can Get a Handle On Their Schoolwork

For more than ten years, I have been working to help military-related students achieve their goal of earning a college degree. Whether Soldier, Sailor, Airman, Marine, or Veteran, they all have one thing in common: the challenge of balancing mission, family-life, and school requirements.    “If you don’t have time …

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Top TA Schools – Are outcomes important?

Military Times recently released its annual reports of TA and Post-9/11 GI Bill schools, in their Top 50 colleges for tuition assistance and Top 50 colleges for Post-9/11 GI Bill reports for the 2015 academic year. The term “Top” does not imply “best”. Rather, these reports identify the “Top” 50 …

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The Value of Education for Veterans

On more than one occasion, a military service member or veteran has asked me why they should go to college. My response has basically been the same over my eleven years of working with military-connected students. I would always discuss with them the value of earning a degree and what …

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TA DECIDE – A Step in the Right Direction!

Throughout this Blog series, recipe our goal has been to provide you with information to aid in making the decision on what and where to earn your college education, decease and to help in determining what is truly military friendly. To that end, unhealthy the current blog submission will provide …

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Changes to GI Bill Rules impact the National Guard and Reserves

If you are a member of the National Guard or Reserves and are eligible for Chapter 1606, Montgomery GI Bill – Selective Reserve (MGIB-SR) educational benefit program, a recent change was made that may affect your ability to fund your college education. In February 2015 guidance was sent to college Certifying Officials from the …

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One Tuition Rate?

In our series so far we have covered topics ranging from understanding the various types of college degrees to understanding what accreditation is and your Joint Service Transcript (JST).  The purpose of our discussion has been to provide you with information to help you make your own determination as to …

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