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3 Ways to Get College Credit from Your Joint Services Transcript (JST)

Words by Craig Gilman

As a military or veteran student, you’ve gained valuable training, skills, and experience while serving your country, which is documented in your Joint Services Transcript (JST). You’re probably aware that your JST can be used to earn transfer credit when applying to school, but are you taking full advantage of the different types of military college credits available?

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Top 10 Strangest College Degrees

10. Pop Culture

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Students who love television, movies, comedy and magazines will certainly enjoy majoring in popular-culture studies at a certain Ohio University. The school says the major provides an opportunity to use “television programs, movies, cars, houses, music, museums, celebratory events, holidays, magazines and many other manifestations of culture insights to examine society presently and historically.  Continue Reading

New GI Bill Expands Veterans’ Educational Opportunities

5 Myths to Ignore About Veterans and Colleges

By Marty McKee
Editor, In Military Education

Soldier for Life is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping Army veterans, including the pursuit of their education and employment goals. Its mission: to “(connect) Army, governmental, and community efforts to build relationships that facilitate successful reintegration of our Soldiers, Retired Soldiers, Veterans, and their Families in order to keep them Army Strong and instill their values, ethos, and leadership within communities.”

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Using Technology to Help Veterans Transition Into College

By Marty McKee
Editor, In Military Education

Making the transition from military life to university life can be difficult for veterans.

Programs have been proposed and/or implemented over the years to help make the transition go smoothly. One tool used by some universities, including American Military University, to great success bears the intimidating name of Fidelis Learning Relationship Management System. Continue Reading

New GI Bill Expands Veterans’ Educational Opportunities

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

New GI Bill Expands Veterans’ Educational Opportunities