Accreditation – Revisited

In one of the first posts published as part of this blog, we discussed the importance of accreditation and the need to understand the difference between national and regional accreditation. Since writing that post, I have continued to come across military-connected students who are still confused about the difference. So, …

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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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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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Should I transfer my GI Bill Benefits? It depends!

For many military-connected students, one of the main benefits of the Post 9/11 GI Bill is having the ability to transfer a portion or all of their educational benefits to their dependent family members.  Certainly, being able to give this benefit to one’s children and provide for their college education …

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Navy College Offices scheduled to close.

The Navy’s plan to completely close the doors on all of their Navy College Program Offices in FY-2017 is coming under fire by officials in the Department of Defense. The Navy’s plan is to close all of its current Navy College Program offices and revert to a customer service call …

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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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Transparency in Higher Education

The term “transparency” has become the mantra for many legislators regarding a host of subjects in our society, rx and the use of this term has certainly increased recently.  I am all for transparency, however, transparency needs to apply to all. As part of the The White House 2016 budget, …

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For-Profit Schools – Are they all bad?

From the onset, levitra the goal of the Military Online Colleges blog has been to provide readers with the information needed to make their decision on where to attend college and earn their degree. To that end, treat it is only natural that our discussion on what is truly “military …

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Step – 3 Choosing the Right Degree for YOU!

We are calling “Choosing the right degree” step 3, purchase in reality is should happen while you are doing your research on which college to attend. So keeping with the principles of Steven Covey, remedy you should “begin with the end in mind” when thinking about what degree program you …

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