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Education Benefits

Affordable Colleges Online
The team at Affordable Colleges Online put together a comprehensive guidebook to help military students avoid potential pitfalls of online education. This guide details how military-friendly online colleges provide Servicemembers and veterans with flexible degree program options to help with the advancement or transition to civilian life.
For current Servicemembers or for those interested in becoming members of the military, this site is designed to follow students from enlistment to enrollment. Questions about joining ROTC for the scholarship opportunities, the military's academic benefits, and scholarships can be answered by visiting this website.
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Minnesota National Guard Education Office
Email your questions about education benefits and get answers from a dedicated, full-time staff specializing in education benefits information.
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College and Career Navigation
Goodwill Easter Seals is offering information sessions on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month about college and career navigation. Explore college and program options, navigate college enrollment, learn how to balance education with family and work, and much more.
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College-Level Examination Program
CLEP exams test mastery of college-level material acquired in a variety of ways, including military service.
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Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support
DANTES is an extensive education resource for Servicemembers provided by the Department of Defense.
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Minnesota National Guard Education Page
Various education benefits and resources can also be found on the Minnesota National Guard's website.

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eKnowledge is a leading provider of interactive learning products and services. The eKnowledge donation project waives the $250 course price for the SAT and ACT Test Prep Programs.

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GI Bill Website
Everything Servicemembers and military families need to take advantage of their GI Bill benefits can be found on this Department of Veterans Affairs website.
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GoArmyEd is the virtual gateway to request Tuition Assistance online, anytime for both classroom and distance learning college courses.
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GPS LifePlan
The GPS LifePlan helps Servicemembers and veterans set goals and design plans that will lead them to the success they desire. This program has the flexibility to be used by individuals of all ages and at all stages. Explore the website to learn more about the 5 Plans (Career, Education, Finance, Leadership and Personal) and discover how they might help you.

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Guard Education Benefits User's Guide
Get detailed information about National Guard Tuition Assistance.

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Military OneSource
A Department of Defense-funded program providing comprehensive information on every aspect of military life at no cost to Servicemembers and their families.

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Minnesota State Colleges & Universities
Learn how Minnesota State Colleges and Universities provides veteran- and Servicemember-oriented information, find interactive military-to-college tools and access military-friendly services and help.

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MDVA's Higher Education Veterans Program
The Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs' HEVP connects veterans, Servicemembers and their families with the educational benefits and resources available to help them succeed in higher learning. HEVP staff also manage the Veterans Resource Centers on college campuses throughout Minnesota

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Department of Veterans Affairs Returning Service Members Program
Benefits, programs and other information for veterans of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom.

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A College Guide for U.S. Servicemembers

The guide helps U.S. Servicemembers (active, veteran, retired, and family members) identify education and training opportunities, find support as a college-level learner, and fund their higher education.

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A Guide to Understanding ROTC Programs

Enrolling in an ROTC program can mean massive financial aid, but it is a serious commitment, and students should be well-informed before taking the step. A Guide to Understanding ROTC answers students' questions about what it really means to join ROTC.

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Student Health and Wellness Guide

Students can be quick to let their health fail when they start college, but staying aware of good and bad health habits will serve them well in the long-term. Physical health and nutrition are directly connected to mental health, effective study habits, and regular sleep patterns.

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Last Updated on Friday, 17 July 2015 08:13