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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

AMU’s Freedom Grant: Maximize Your Military Education Benefits

States beginning to push for acceptance of military credit

by Bradley Hood, Contributor
I have previously written on the importance of taking the time to see what your school will accept as transfer credit from your military experience – and it is something I want to continue to urge based on a pattern of states directing their schools to accept military credit. For those students in the American Public University System, there is little concern about whether APUS will accept some or all of military service credit.

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Joint Service Transcripts: How to Get the Most Out of Your Military Service

by Bradley Hood, Student Contributor American Military University When I transferred to American Military University in 2009, I had a year of credits from a traditional brick-and-mortar university and the vague impression that my military training was worth something. At the time I was a junior Marine in the Selected Marine Corps Reserve, with only a few PME courses under my belt, and no idea where to even find a record or the value of these courses. Fortunately I had excellent leadership, and I was directed to acquire what was then known as a SMART Transcript. SMART stands for: Sailor/Marine American Council on Education Registry Transcript, the name fully explaining the use of its acronym.

AMU’s Freedom Grant: Maximize Your Military Education Benefits