Army and Air Force to Collaborate on Education and Innovation

Gen. David G. Perkins, commanding general of the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) visited officials from Air Education and Training Command (AETC) January 7-8 to collaborate with Air Force leaders on advancing education and innovation within the respective military services.

Perkins spoke with Lt. Gen. Darryl Roberson, AETC commander, and Air University leaders on Maxwell Air Force Base, broaching on several subjects affecting both commands, from the future of recruiting to the emergence of new technologies.

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University of Phoenix Back in Good Graces with the DoD and Military Tuition Assistance

Three months after suspending the for-profit University of Phoenix from military tuition assistance programs and banning the university from recruiting on military bases, the Pentagon has removed the school from probation. While the move is a key win for the University of Phoenix--which is struggling with dropping enrollment--scrutiny by the Department of Defense (DoD) continues.

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Deadline Closing in on Scholarships for Military Children Program

February 12 is the fast-approaching deadline for 2016 Scholarships for Military Children. Each worth $2,000, the scholarships are available to qualified dependent, unmarried children younger than 21 (or 23, if enrolled full time at a college or university) of an active duty service member, a reservist, or guardsman, retiree, or survivor of a military member who died while on active duty, or the survivor of a retiree.

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Most Popular College Majors

Back in college and not sure what to major in? We're not ones to tell you to follow the popular crowd, but sometimes a little inspiration can help. So, we've rounded up the trending college majors for recent academic years. Take a gander:

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One Test at a Time: Preparing for the SAT and ACT

If college is on the horizon for you, preparing for the SAT or ACT should be a priority--and it's never to early to start. We looked to our friends over at for some tips on how to begin:

1. Sign up for SAT or ACT prep courses

2. Take advantage of free online practice tests

3. Set a study schedule--and stick with it

4. Decide which test is right for you: the SAT, the ACT, or both

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Best College Apps for iPad and Android

If you're back in school after military service, any and all tools to help you manage your time and your college career are likely a welcome find. We've rounded up some of the latest and greatest college apps for iPhone and Android--and most are free or only a few dollars.
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University of Phoenix in Hot Water With the Pentagon

If you haven't already heard, in early October the Pentagon issued a temporary ban against the for-profit University of Phoenix, barring them from recruiting on military bases and at military events, and from using tuition assistance.

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Will Your Online Course Credits Transfer to an On Campus College

If you're currently taking online courses to prep for a degree program at a traditional college or university, do make sure your credits will transfer. How to know? There are several considerations to look at:

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To Transfer or Not to Transfer: The Pros and Cons of Changing Colleges

When it comes to making the decision to change colleges or universities, there are good reasons to move on, and not-so-good reasons. Like any major life decision, weighing the pros and cons as well as the timing will be important factors in making a smart choice. Keep in mind some common indicators that you should--or should not--change schools:

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Best College Courses to Take Online

Considering dividing up your courseload between traditional campus classes and an online course or two? Great idea, both for your schedule and perhaps for your pocketbook. Not only can online courses help you manage a busy schedule by giving you added flexibility, but many online courses are less expensive per college credit, making them an economical choice as well.

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