Why Online Learning and Military Service Work Well Together
“I I have been out of school for about a year now and want to go back in. I am in the Army National Guard with 100% tuition assistance, and was wondering what colleges are good for online degrees and work well with military personnel, especially in a deployment situation like the one I am in.” – Greg
Greg posted that question on Military.com, an online forum for veterans and current members of the U.S. armed services. And we have some suggestions for Greg and other military personnel who are looking for cost-effective ways to earn college credits . . .
Consider online study. It’s ideally suited for people who are deployed anywhere in the world. When you are a distance learner, your classroom is your computer, and you can be located anywhere.
Better yet, you can continue to study, even if your location changes. You can start a course in Afghanistan, then continue it if you are shipped back to the U.S., or anywhere else.
And thanks to StraighterLine’s Partner College program, you can take StraighterLine college courses, and then transfer directly to one of 25 colleges. Many of these schools allow you to continue all your studies online. Others also give you the option of moving to campus and completing your degree in a regular classroom setting. Still others allow you to mix and match your college studies, by taking some college courses online and others in the classroom.
At StraighterLine, you can also complete your first year of college for $999, then transfer credits you have earned to many other American colleges through the ACE program. It’s hard to think of a way to start college more economically than that. Plus, StraighterLine courses are winning rave reviews from the students who take them.
When it comes to making higher education more affordable and available, StraighterLine is a top option to consider.
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