Why Go to College After the Military?
About This e-Book
Whether you’re a new veteran who is excited to pursue a college degree, an uncertain veteran researching the best approach to the transition from military to civilian life, or an active duty service member who is considering advancing your career with a college degree, this book can help.
There are quite a few benefits and opportunities available for military members and student veterans. The possibilities are certainly exciting and, perhaps, a bit overwhelming. However, if you choose the right path for you, earning a college education can be much simpler than you might expect.
Table of Contents
- Why go to college after the military?
- Convert your military experience to college credit
- Choosing a degree that’s right for you
- Choosing a military-friendly college for the veteran student
- Using veteran education benefits to pay for college
- More financial aid opportunities for veterans
- The veteran college experience
- Tips to help veterans achieve academic success
- Additional resources…
About Trident at AIU
Founded in 1998, Trident at American InterContinental University (Trident) is part of an online postsecondary university serving adult learners. Trident uses the EdActive™ learning approach, which employs case-based learning in an online setting to teach real-world relevant critical thinking skills designed to enhance the lives and education of students. Trident offers quality associate, bachelors, masters, and doctoral degree programs and certificates, led by a qualified faculty team, over 80% of whom have doctoral degrees. Trident is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org) and has more than 22,000 alumni with a military affiliation. The University has received multiple acknowledgements from Washington Monthly, Military Times, and Military Advanced Education & Transition for their dedication to student success. Visit www.trident.edu, Trident’s Facebook page, or call at to learn more about Trident's wide range of educational options.
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