Schools on the list had to meet four criteria: accepting the GI Bill, participation in the Yellow Ribbon Program, a veteran or active duty service member student population of at least 20 students, and be in the top half of the Best Colleges rankings.
In today’s tight candidate’s market, possessing a security clearance may be one of the greatest assets you bring to your job search. Unfortunately, many veterans allow their terminal leave to pass without understanding the valuable credential a security clearance should be.
Online schools offer flexibility for veterans juggling school with their jobs and families. But on-campus schools provide better networking and higher GI Bill benefits. Here are points to consider to decide which is right for you.
Since 2015, the Army’s Credentialing Opportunities On-Line (COOL) program has offered a process to earn credentials in the soldier’s MOS – but not everyone could take advantage of it. A new pilot program could give more soldiers greater post-military job opportunities.
Like most things, TAP is what you make it. But don’t let yourself be fooled by a rumor that the program is a waste of time. Taken as one part of a broader, personalized transition plan, it should be considered an essential step toward your new mission – a civilian job.