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Maximizing Your Transfer Credit: Part 1

By SSG Tonda (Dillivan-Rudoll) Navarrete
Military and Community College Outreach Director at American Military University

Note: This article was originally published at RallyPoint.

How many schools have you attended throughout your academic journey? Have you changed your career and educational goals every time you and your spouse change duty stations?

It is important to decide upon a degree path and stick to it as best as possible. Continue Reading

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My Tips for a Successful Online Education Journey

By Tiffany Kyall
Special Contributor, In Military Education

This month, I wanted to share some exciting news with the readers of this blog, I will be graduating from American Military University this Spring/Summer with an Associate of Science in Web Publishing! While it was quite a journey, I would like to take a step back, reflect and give some advice based on my experience, so without further hesitation, here goes…

Military Spouse Unemployment Needs More Creative Solutions

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 Spouse Unemployment Needs More Creative Solutions

Military Spouses: A Scholarship Is Waiting for You

By Marty McKee
Editor, In Military Education

You’re the spouse of a servicemember, and you’re considering going to college (or going back to college). But how do you pay for it?

As it turns out, there are lots of ways to help pay the freight that won’t come out of your back pocket. Scholarships to help military spouses pay for school are all over the place…that is, if you know where to look. Continue Reading

Military Spouse Unemployment Needs More Creative Solutions