Veterans Education Guide 2023 Edition
Established in 1988, Veterans Education Guide provides today’s military veterans with information on how to utilize the education benefits they have earned while on active duty. The Guide is distributed to more than 350 U.S. military bases worldwide. Features include VA Education Benefits, Yellow Ribbon Program Participants, Servicemember Opportunity Colleges (SOC Colleges), Using the Post-9/11 GI Bill, Veterans Upward Bound, State Approving Agencies, AARTS/SMART Transcripts, DANTES and College Profiles.
By opening this book, you will take an important step in furthering your education. You have many decisions to make. But, where should you start? Key questions you need to ask yourself include: What subjects do I want to study? How quickly can I earn a degree and start my new career? Can I complete my degree by taking courses online? Which schools will accept my VA tuition benefits? What kinds of jobs are available after I graduate? What steps do I need to take in order to cash in on tuition benefits that I have earned through the Post-9/11 GI Bill plus financial help from the Yellow Ribbon Program. Can I transfer credits I have already earned while on active duty?
You may have discussed several possibilities with your education officer, family members and friends. This guide introduces you to thousands of colleges and schools that welcome veterans and will provide you with the tools you need to get ahead. Your experience in the military and the tuition benefits you have earned make you a highly sought after candidate for postsecondary study.
Read through the articles in the digital edition. You can obtain answers to many of your questions by contacting agencies located in your home state or by visiting the various web sites listed in this guide.
An easy way to request a catalog or brochure is by using schools' contact information found in this guide. These colleges are approved to accept Veterans Administration (VA) benefits and have a special interest in attracting departing military personnel. Many of these schools offer programs tailored specifically to the needs of veterans and provide admissions counselors to assist you with tuition credits and proper documentation.
Furthering your education will help you get ahead and can be pivotal in shaping your career goals. You’ve served your country well. Now is the time to take advantage of the opportunities available to you. Good luck in your search.