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Reaching Out

Military Advanced Education
By Celeste Altus
MAE 2010 Volume: 5 Issue: 7 (September)

The passage of The Servicemen’s Readjustment Act of 1944 led to the explosion of attendance at colleges and universities across America, and veterans are still very much on the minds of admissions offices at institutions of higher learning. The maturity and work ethic gained from military experience coupled with tuition assistance from programs such as the Post-9/11 GI Bill make them well-equipped to handle two of the biggest challenges of earning a degree: difficult coursework and paying the bill.

With many civilian families and prospective college-goers taking a hard look at cost as the country recovers from recession, marketing to veterans has become a priority for many institutions, who have in turn carefully crafted their efforts to appeal to the specific needs of the modern veteran.

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