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4 Tips for Success as a New (or Veteran) Online Learner

By Dr. Michael S. Miller
Part-time Faculty Member, Teaching Program, School of Education at American Public University

Becoming a successful online learner requires the student to be on top of things- and to be self- directed. Whether you are brand-new to the online learning experience, or you are a professional online learner; these four tips will help you get the most out of your education.

AMU’s Freedom Grant: Maximize Your Military Education Benefits

Online Education Is Here to Stay

By Matthew C. Peeling

Online education is here to stay and in a big way.

Many critics speak about the credibility of online education. They speak about how online schools are taking advantage of students. They speak about how online universities are degrading the traditional education system.

But the fact is that private for-profit and non-profit online education systems are a rapidly growing industry. Continue Reading

AMU’s Freedom Grant: Maximize Your Military Education Benefits

Stay With STEM: Why We Need To Keep Women As Engineering Majors In College

By Maria Lombard
Contributor to Forbes

As college acceptance letters go out over the next few months to the millions of high school seniors applying to universities in the United States this year, it is important to note that nearly half of all engineering majors drop out or change majors before they graduate.

Melody McCloskey, who founded StyleSeat, a social-media site for the beauty industry, recently talked with The Story Exchange about being discouraged in a high school computer coding class because she was the only woman enrolled.  Continue Reading

A Conversation with Burn-In Author & Futurist P.W. Singer

Service To School: Helping Veterans Get Into Top Schools

By Thomas Ehrlich and Ernestine Fu

After serving in Iraq together, Tim Hsia and Augusto Giacoman returned home to pursue graduate degrees. Hsia enrolled in a joint law and business degree program at Stanford University in 2010, while Giacoman started business school at New York University in 2009. Both officers’ educations were mostly funded by the Post 9/11 GI Bill, a bill that provides up to 36 months of education benefits. Continue Reading

How Should Military Retirees Negotiate Salary? Three Experts Weigh In