IDentity Series: Finding Success as a Returning Veteran or Military Student / Edition 1

IDentity Series: Finding Success as a Returning Veteran or Military Student / Edition 1

by Phil McNair, Fred Stielow
     
 

Active duty military and veterans face special challenges in dealing with Higher Education. Written by those who have both served and taught, this text provides invaluable information, Web pointers, and insights. It is designed to help those serving and veterans–but also professors, advisors, and administrations. Treatment provides unique

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Overview

Active duty military and veterans face special challenges in dealing with Higher Education. Written by those who have both served and taught, this text provides invaluable information, Web pointers, and insights. It is designed to help those serving and veterans–but also professors, advisors, and administrations. Treatment provides unique considerations for both campus-based and online education.

Infuse student success into any program with our “IDentity” Series booklets. Written by national subject matter experts, the material contains strategies and activities for immediate application. If you like this IDentity Series: Finding

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132886956
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
05/14/2012
Series:
IDentity Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
48
Product dimensions:
10.60(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.10(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction

Chapter 1: Paying for College

Financial Aid for Active Duty Military

Army: TA and Other Aid Programs

Navy: TA and the Navy College Program

Marines: TA and Other Assistance

Air Force: TA and Other Assistance

Coast Guard Financial Aid

Joint Service Programs and Financial Aid

Financial Aid for National Guard and Reserves

National Guard

Reserves

Financial Aid for Veterans

Post 9/11 GI Bill

Yellow Ribbon Program

Montgomery GI Bill

Other Aid Programs

Concluding Thoughts

Chapter 2: Preparing for College Success

Evaluating Your School Choice

Student Community

Type of School

Accreditation

Course Offerings/Scheduling

Military Friendly Schools

Getting Credit for Military Experience

ACE Recommendations

CLEP

DANTES Standardized Tests

AARTS, SMARTS, and Other Military Transcripts

Prior Learning Assessments (PLA)

Refresher Topics

Academic Writing

Math

You Are More Prepared Than You Think!

Maturity

Leadership

Planning and Time Management

Goal Setting

Chapter 3: The Art of Classroom Tactics

Understand the Mission

Follow Orders

Overrun the Objective

Coordinate with Allies

Adjust Your Communication: Rank and Acronyms

Deployments and Other Military Activities

Chapter 4: Military Student Resources

Advising Services

Academic Advisors

Staff Counselors and Advisors

Disability and Mental Health Services

Documented Disabilities

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Traumatic Brain Injury

Veteran’s Clubs and Organizations

Additional Resources

Chapter 5: Life After Graduation

Building and Maintaining Networks

Military Community

School Community

Building an Effective Personnel Record and Resume

Active Duty and Reservists

Veterans

Resumes

Lifelong Learning

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