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Top Tips for Surviving the First Semester

By Ryan Laspina
Senior Specialist, Red Flags and External Reviews at APUS

One of the biggest transitions a person can make is starting their first semester of college. Whether you just completed high school or are taking a less traditional route, beginning college is one of the most stressful situations you will have to deal with in life. However, getting your college education is absolutely worth that challenge.

Military Personnel and Veterans Need to Understand the Value of Education

More People Eligible for Pell Grants than Expected

By Reyna Gobel
Contributor to Forbes

For the majority of Americans who don’t think they qualify for Federal Pell Grants, the federal grant known for helping low-income students, it’s easy for them to think that financial aid beyond student loans won’t happen for them. Thus, they may skip filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) out of fear it’s just a fast track to student loans. Continue Reading

Lawmakers Reach Initial Deal to Expand GI Education Bill

Military Spouses: You May Be Eligible for a MyCAA Scholarship

By Marty McKee
Editor, In Military Education

If you’re the spouse of an active-duty service member in pay grades E1-E5, W1-W2, or O1-O2 or the spouse of an activated Guard or Reserve member within those ranks, you’re eligible to receive funds from the federal government’s Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA) program.

But less than 20% of you are using that money. Continue Reading

Military Personnel and Veterans Need to Understand the Value of Education