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Top Tips for Surviving the First Semester

By Ryan Laspina
Senior Specialist, Red Flags and External Reviews at APUS

One of the biggest transitions a person can make is starting their first semester of college. Whether you just completed high school or are taking a less traditional route, beginning college is one of the most stressful situations you will have to deal with in life. However, getting your college education is absolutely worth that challenge.

5 Reasons Military Spouses Should Apply for MyCAA School Funding

Changing Your Program: Should You Do It?

By Anna Sommer
Team Manager, Academic Advising at American Public University

Changing your degree program can be a big decision, and it’s a decision you want to get right. However, it’s not really about right and wrong; it’s about understanding how a program or a possible program change will impact you now and in the future. If you are thinking about changing your program, here are two things to consider...

5 Reasons Military Spouses Should Apply for MyCAA School Funding

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

Washington Baseball History Runs through Two World Wars

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

Six Things Business Leaders Can Learn from the Military

Podcast: What Issues Are Veterans Facing This Veterans Day?

Interview by Robin Adney
Special to InMilitaryEducation.com

George Vukovich, the Director of Veterans Outreach at American Military University, is our guest on this special Veterans Day podcast.

As we take a day of reflection to honor and thank the men and women who have served the United States, George discusses some of the challenges facing veterans as they enter the workforce, as well as some solutions American Military University presents that can enhance their job-seeking process. Continue Reading

Six Things Business Leaders Can Learn from the Military