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Post-9/11 GI Bill: All The Ways to Use the GI Bill

There are several different versions of the GI Bill, but here we are discussing the Post-9/11 GI Bill. About 80% of all users of the GI Bill utilize this version.  To be eligible for the Post-9/11 GI Bill you must have active military service on or after September 11, 2001.  Here we break down the […]

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Transfer your GI Bill to Spouse and Dependents

The Post-9/11 GI Bill allows service members to transfer unused education benefits to immediate family members (spouse and children). This is your guide to understand how to transfer your GI Bill to your spouse and dependents. What Is The Purpose of the GI Bill Transferability Program? The goal of the GI Bill transfer program is […]

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Beyond The Post-9/11 GI Bill: How Veterans Can Find Additional Money For Education

Afraid your GI Bill Benefits may run out?  If you are a veteran of the armed services, you should qualify for specific educational benefits because of your service. Sometimes the Post-9/11 GI Bill is exactly what you need, and other times that benefit simply isn’t enough, or you need to use a different type of […]

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Highest BAH in the US for Colleges and Universities

Which cities have the highest BAH rates in the US?  If you’re looking to go to school, you’ll want to know which cities and therefore which colleges and universities have the highest BAH in the US.  As a part of your Post-9/11 GI Bill benefit you will receive a Monthly Housing Allowance.  The Monthly Housing […]

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THE Biggest Mistake GI Bill Users Are Making

The transition from military to civilian life and navigating the GI Bill are difficult enough. We’re here to make you aware of the the biggest mistake GI Bill users are making, and how YOU can break the mold! If you’re reading this, we are glad to know you are interested in using your benefit. Going […]

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4 Memes All GI Bill Users Can Relate To

There are some pretty funny memes out there & there are also those that hit close to home. We’ve seen more and more GI Bill memes that couldn’t be more true. That’s why we are sharing the 4 memes that all GI Bill users can relate to.   4 Memes That All GI Bill Users […]

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#ForeverGIBill Signed Into Law: What to Expect

Big #ForeverGIBill Changes “The new #ForeverGIBill closes loopholes that had left some deploying reservists and Purple Heart recipients without any educational benefits. It also increases aid to survivors of deceased service members, restores benefits to victims of for-profit schools, expands the programs that educational assistance can be used on, and — most significantly — allows […]

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#ForeverGIBill: The Biggest GI Bill Changes We’d See

It’s been over a week since the House unanimously voted to approve a new GI Bill, and the Senate has since sent it onward to the President’s desk. Still confused on what specific changes will be brought about with this new #ForeverGIBill if President Trump signs it into law? Let us explain… Big GI Bill […]

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Top FAQ’s About The GI Bill

We’ve been asked a LOT of GI Bill questions including topics like the student veteran transition & the difficulties surrounding getting a degree as a military affiliated individual. There have definitely been some questions that come up more than others. We’ve decided to corral those frequently asked questions into one post. Get ready to take some notes and […]

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How GI Bill Users Easily Find Supportive Schools

Finding the right military friendly school to fit your needs & lifestyle as a veteran or military personnel no longer has to be a massive undertaking. There’s a convenient tool made specifically for military to help them do just that. Interested? This tool allows you to choose from nearly 3,000 not-for-profit colleges and universities that offer services to those […]

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8 Misconceptions about the GI Bill

  Known as the most comprehensive education benefits package, the GI Bill is an option for a more affordable (or depending on your time of service, no added expense) education. However, there are many misconceptions and ins & outs to the GI Bill benefit package. See yourself up for success by understanding the GI Bill through debunking these […]

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Stay Informed of GI Bill Updates

After serving your country for (fill in the blank) years and earning GI Bill benefits, you’re probably ready for smooth sailing on the road to getting your degree. However, through the years we have learned there will be GI Bill updates and even changes that can directly affect you & your benefits. A Prime Example… Remember when the Department of Education […]

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The College Search Tool For GI Bill Users

  What was it like researching & deciding on a degree program to enroll in before the internet? It’s better not to think about. Thankfully, we have the world wide web & a great deal of college search tools to help us begin or narrow down the search. However, not every college search tool is created equal, […]

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Four Crippling Mistakes Vets Make With Their GI Bill

The GI Bill has been a major conversation topic recently because some institutions out there take advantage of GI Bill users. How do they do this? False advertising of programs they don’t actually have, illegally using the official seals of military branches, the logistics of how the bill is set up (think about the fine print..if you’re interested, look up the […]

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