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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

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For-Profit Colleges: An Attractive Choice for Career-Minded Veterans

More than a million veterans have used their Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits to cover education costs. Many of those men and women chose to attend for-profit institutions of higher learning.

But why? What do for-profit schools, such as American Military University (AMU), offer veterans that traditional state schools don’t?

John Aldrich, AMU’s associate vice president for military and community college outreach, has some answers in the following article posted at the RallyPoint website:

Education: It’s a Veteran’s Choice Continue Reading

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Shopping for a College – Buyer Beware!

by Jim Sweizer
Vice President, Military Relations – American Public University System

How many times have you gone into a store with a great coupon deal, only to find that the item you wanted to buy has many “exclusions” listed in the fine print? Keeping this scenario in mind, here are some of the questionable enticements you should be aware of when shopping for the college that’s right for you. Continue Reading

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Blackwell: Not All For-Profit Colleges Are Created the Same

American Military University is on Ken Blackwell's mind.

Ken Blackwell is the former Cincinnati mayor and Ohio Secretary of State who ran unsuccessfully for governor of Ohio in 2006. In this article for The Daily Caller, he compliments AMU for its record in helping military veterans continue their higher learning to help them prepare for professional life after they leave the service.

Veterans Deserve The Choice Of Quality Higher Education, Including For-Profit AMU

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Former U.S. Representative Reyes: Preserve the Good For-Profit Schools

Silvestre Reyes, a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from 1997 to 2013 representing Texas's 16th district, writes in this blog post for The Hill that Congress should not be eager to throw the baby out with the bathwater, so to speak, when it comes to for-profit universities.

Reyes, a U.S. Army veteran who was wounded in the Vietnam War, believes that access to good for-profit schools, such as American Military University, is a benefit to current and former military personnel looking to expand their education:

Ensure Opportunity for Military and Veterans to Attend Top-Tier For-Profit Schools

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