Category: Education

29 April

To understand what happens if you drop a class look at it this way: Uncle Sam is paying you money to go to school and take classes, if you don’t show up for classes he’s going to come to you looking for that money. If you remember anything from your military service, you remember that […]

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24 September

A college degree may lead to better job opportunities and better pay. In fact, earning a bachelor’s or graduate degree increases one’s average hourly wage compared to those with only a high school diploma, according to a Rand Corp. survey. However, going back to school for military spouses is a sizeable time commitment and an […]

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28 August

Thinking about college? You already have the discipline it takes to pursue higher education. From big universities to small colleges, you have plenty of options and each has something unique to offer. Here’s how to compare your college options and find the right institution for your education goals. Things to consider about college Look beyond […]

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28 August

Marine Corps Education Programs The Marine Corps Lifelong Learning Programs provides policies, procedures and funding for education programs & components on Marine Corps bases & installations. Below is a breakdown of a variety of programs and benefits that are designed to further the education of personnel enlisted in the US Marine Corps. Marines can be […]

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09 May

You can use your GI Bill to pay for nationally approved tests such as: SAT (Scholastic Assessment Test) LSAT (Law School Admission Test) GRE (Graduate Record Exam) GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test) AP (Advanced Placement Exam) CLEP (College-Level Examination Program) ACT (American College Testing Program) DAT (Dental Admissions Test) MAT (Miller Analogies Test) MCAT (Medical […]

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29 March

The Army offers Soldiers several programs to support their education goals including 100% Tuition Assistance for college courses taken during off-duty hours. Soldiers eligible for TA must have successfully completed one year of service following graduation from Advanced Individual Training (AIT). All Soldiers must have ten years of service to receive graduate level TA if […]

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29 March

Like the other military branches, the Army offers its members great opportunities to get a college education. These programs are generally referred to as Voluntary Education or Vol Ed. The Army Continuing Education System (ACES) through its many programs promotes lifelong learning opportunities and sharpens the competitive edge of Army, 2010 and beyond. ACES is […]

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22 March

The Montgomery GI Bill pays you a set benefit based on the number of classes you are taken, this is referred to as your “training time”. If you are taking undergraduate classes your training time is determined as follows: 0-2 hours – 1/4 time 3-5 hours – less than 1/2 time 6-8 hours – 1/2 […]

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22 March

The monthly rates for the reserve GI Bill change each October, based on government calculations of higher education costs. You receive different amounts depending on what your “training time” is. If you are taking undergraduate classes your training time is determined as follows: 0-2 hours – 1/4 time 3-5 hours – less than 1/2 time […]

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22 March

Every year GI Bill rates increase based on the average increase of the price of higher education in the US. The VA adjusts the monthly GI Bill rates accordingly at the beginning of each fiscal year. These rates are for those attending college, technical schools, apprenticeships, and correspondence training. They are effective from October 1, […]

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