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HBCUs and HSIs

Spotlight on HBCUs and HSIs

Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCUs) and Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs) for Military and Veterans Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs) are cornerstones of postsecondary, higher education. HBCUs are schools that were established prior to 1964 with the principal mission of providing access to higher education and educating Black Americans…

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6 Top Western Colleges for Military & Veterans

Spectacular Six: The 6 Top Western Colleges for Military and Veterans Ready for the full college experience? Find the best fit for your campus preferences with the 6 Top Western Colleges for Military and Veterans. Distinguishing the Top Western Colleges for Military and Veterans The 6 Top Western Colleges for Military and Veterans analyzes colleges…

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Top 10 West Coast Colleges for Campus-Based Degrees

Top 10 West Coast Colleges for Campus-Based Degrees Ready for the full college experience? Find the best fit for your campus preferences with the Top 10 West Coast Colleges for Campus-Based Degrees. University of California Los Angeles Best College for Full-Time Undergraduate Students The University of California Los Angeles is part of the 10-campus University…

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Polytechnic Schools for Military & Veterans

A polytechnic school offers specialized secondary and post-secondary education in a specific discipline. The appeal of polytechnic schools is that these programs specialize in developing graduates with applied abilities. These polytechnic schools and programs are related to specific trades.

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VA Approved Flight Training: An Overview

Looking at VA Approved Flight Training You probably already know that your VA education benefits can help pay for flight training. However, you may not have any details about how it all works. For example, you may be wondering, Can the GI Bill be used to pay for flight training? Are there VA approved flight…

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UA Aquires Ashford University

University of Arizona Acquires For-Profit Ashford University

UA Acquires For-Profit Institution of Higher Learning, Ashford University The University of Arizona has acquired for-profit Ashford University, with the aims to develop it into a non-profit that will now be the University of Arizona Global Campus. The Tucson-based university announced the deal as a purchase of $1. In reality, the company that owned Ashford,…

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Choosing a School: What About For-Profit Schools

Your GI Bill money is a hard-earned benefit. Investing it wisely will be one of the best decisions you’ll ever make. Once you know what you want to study and why, you have to decide where you want to enroll. Make sure you understand some fundamentals, including the difference between the these types of colleges: Public, Private, and For-profit.

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Determine Your Career Path and Education Goals

How to Determine Your Career Path and Education Goals It isn’t enough to just want to go to school; the time money and effort required demands that you make some hard choices upfront. Unlike a teenager whose parents are footing the bill, you can’t afford to make your education decisions on the fly. Decision Point…

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SAT and ACT Tests and Scores

SAT and ACT Tests and Scores: What You Need to Know

SAT and ACT Tests and Scores If you’re looking to obtain an undergraduate degree, you’ll need to start with admission. In order to gain admission, you’ll likely need to take one of the standardized tests, known as the SAT and ACT tests. Undergraduate programs include those that result in an Associate’s or a Bachelor’s degree,…

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Where Should You Go to College as a Veteran or Servicemember

These days there are plenty of options when it comes to deciding how you will be getting your education.  Where should you go to college?  We break down some of the considerations on how you can get your degree to help you assess your options. Where Should You Go to College? There are different types…

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military spouse education

How Military Spouses Effectively Use CollegeRecon

There are loads of tools that are presented as extremely helpful for military spouses. However, if we don’t know how to most effectively use a tool, then it is hard to see the positive impact it could have on our life. One topic where a great deal of assistance is needed is military spouses’ education.…

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military friendly universities

How “Top” National Universities Serve Veterans

  Every year, US News and World Report comes out with a list of the top schools in the USA. They just rolled out their latest lists for top colleges and universities in the United States for 2018, and we want to know, are any of them military friendly universities too?! Like we have done…

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Top Veteran Friendly Universities in The U.S.

You know that you’re going back to school and want to enroll in a degree program that will be the stepping stone for your career. You also know that you need the university you enroll at to have military and veteran support programs to help you succeed. Luckily for you, we’ve rounded up the top…

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How Veterans Successfully Start The College Search

The college search. A process that many don’t look forward to or thrive in. There are so many schools out there, how on earth could you find THE one? Most online college search let you search for schools based on the normal things one looks for: tuition range, private vs. public, location, degree programs, etc.…

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A Community College for Airmen & Women

How Airmen & Women Can Enroll at The Community College of the Air Force Being active duty in the Air Force means that you are also afforded opportunities to continue your education while serving. How? Through the Community College of the Air Force.  The Community College of the Air Force (CCAF) is a worldwide multi-campus community…

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How I Found The Military Friendly School For Me

How do you best position yourself for life after the military? Sgt. Andres Reyes has an idea, “I’m going to continue my education.  I always want to be learning.” From the Army to College Sgt. Reyes has been in the Army for nine years, but after an injury while serving he began thinking about what his…

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How Top Public Universities Serve Student Veterans

US News & World Report just rolled out their latest list(s) for top colleges and universities in the United States for 2017! Like we have done previously, we’re going to stack  The Top Public National Universities against our standards to see just how well these top institutions serve student veterans and military personnel.  (Courtesy: University of…

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What Colleges Look For In Prospective Student Veterans

You knew what your military superiors wanted & expected of you, but you are now faced with the question, ‘What do admissions counselors look for and want from you?’ Here’s how to go into the admissions process with a clear strategy and end goal in sight as a military affiliated student. Applying to college as a military…

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How 8 Keys to Success Can Help You Graduate From College

How The 8 Keys to Veterans’ Success Program Helps You Graduate From College

I recently found an article about the issues faced by student veterans at my alma mater. The article perfectly outlined why student veterans drop out of school. I figured that other universities were experiencing the same problems as my school, and wanted to know what was being done to solve these issues. That’s when I looked deeply…

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New England Institute of Technology Helps Veterans

New England Institute of Technology Helps Student Veterans

Getting a degree in as little as 18 months sounds impossible to some, but not to the student veterans at New England Institute of Technology. About New England Institute of Technology The New England Institute of Technology (NEIT) offers its 2,813 students Associate, Bachelor’s, Master’s and Online Degrees in over 50 programs. With a school calendar…

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