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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.
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Finding Success as a Returning Veteran or Military Student, you will love the other options available: Financial Responsibility (Clearpoint Financial), Now You’re Thinking about College (Judy Chartrand et.al.), Now You’re Thinking about Your Career (Judy Chartrand et.al.), Ownership (Megan Stone), and Financial Literacy (Farnoosh Torabi).
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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
Financial Aid for Veterans
Post 9/11 GI Bill
Yellow Ribbon Program
Montgomery GI Bill
Other Aid Programs
Chapter 2: Preparing for College Success
Evaluating Your School Choice
Type of School
Military Friendly Schools
Getting Credit for Military Experience
DANTES Standardized Tests
AARTS, SMARTS, and Other Military Transcripts
Prior Learning Assessments (PLA)
You Are More Prepared Than You Think!
Planning and Time Management
Chapter 3: The Art of Classroom Tactics
Understand the Mission
Overrun the Objective
Coordinate with Allies
Adjust Your Communication: Rank and Acronyms
Deployments and Other Military Activities
Chapter 4: Military Student Resources
Staff Counselors and Advisors
Disability and Mental Health Services
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Traumatic Brain Injury
Veteran’s Clubs and Organizations
Chapter 5: Life After Graduation
Building and Maintaining Networks
Building an Effective Personnel Record and Resume
Active Duty and Reservists