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Supporting Student Vets

Air Force student veteran Kiersten Downs biked 3,800 miles to raise money in support of student veterans around the country.

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4 Tips for Transitioning from Active Duty to Education

Thoughts from a former marine and seasoned education professional on the value of a college degree for veterans, what a service member should be looking for in a university, and more.

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In-State Tuition for Military Personnel

Many states are passing legislation to grant military members and veterans the right to in-state tuition wherever they enroll. Learn which states, and what you need to know about in-state tuition for military personnel.

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Top Resources for Military Students on Twitter

DSST shares the top accounts to follow for military and veteran students on Twitter.

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Helping Middle-Aged Veterans Go Back to School

The new Veterans Retraining Assistance Program (VRAP) provides monthly stipends to older veteran students returning to the classroom to help them cover education costs and finally earn their college degree.

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Veteran Students: Finding Non-Traditional Methods for Making It Work

The G.I. Bill provides veterans with the financial means to go back to school, but universities are struggling to provide them with resources necessary to adjust to civilian life.

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The Army Career & Alumni Program: Preparing Our Veterans For Employment

The Army Career and Alumni Program (ACAP) at Fort Bliss helps 4,000 veterans return to the workforce each year.

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G.I. Bill Changes - Will You Be Affected?

Untraditional means of earning college credit, such as the DSST credit by exam program, offers a manageable solution for those active military members whose tuition assistance may be cut due to changes in the G.I. Bill.

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The Yellow Ribbon Program: Helping to Educate Veterans

The Yellow Ribbon has become the symbol of support and pride for the US Military since it became popular in the early 1990s.  With the recent wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the yellow ribbons have become increasingly prevalent to show support for troops—whether tied to a tree or adhered on the back of a car. Now the Yellow Ribbon stands for more than just support; it stands for opportunity.

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