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COL Phil’s View: Going Back to School

by Col. Phil McNair Vice President for Strategic Initiatives, American Public University System If you are in the military and interested in earning a college degree, chances are good that you are short on two things that might be holding you back: cash and time.  Let’s talk about the time issue. Few active duty folks are fortunate enough to be sent to school full time on Uncle Sam’s dime.  Realistically, your military duty obligations or job requirements, coupled in many cases with family responsibilities, may leave you little free time for college.  And no matter how you look at it, earning a degree is going to be time-consuming

Earning Your Degree While Serving – An Interview with a Marine Vet