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Fundraising Campaign To Support Military Students

Posted by Mary Beth Erskine on Jul 25, 2013 8:21:00 AM

The "40 Dollars/40 Years Campaign" will benefit the Military Student Services Fund.

As part of Saint Leo University's 40th anniversary celebration of educating service men and women, a special 40-hour fundraising campaign to support the university’s Military Student Services Fund will kick off on July 30 at 8 a.m.

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Topics: Military

Things You Must Know To Plan Your Financial Future

Posted by Mary Beth Erskine on May 28, 2013 8:20:00 AM

Targeted at college seniors and recent grads, webcast provides a wealth of information on planning your financial future, including how to successfully manage student loans.

How do you save for the future and manage debt from the past, while living in the present?

No, it’s not a trick question. And the answer does not involve a genie in a bottle, a rich uncle, or a winning Power Ball ticket.

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Topics: Paying for College

The First Step In Paying For An Online College Education

Posted by Saint Leo University Online on Apr 4, 2013 8:06:00 AM

When it comes to finding ways of paying for an online college education, the first and biggest step you can take is to avoid overspending.


Who knows better than a college student how to scrimp and save?

You're an expert at stretching a dollar at the grocery store. Ramen noodles aside, you can cook up nutritious meals on the cheap. You know where to get the best deals on textbooks. You hoard coupons and frequent buyer cards. And you're constantly on the prowl for untapped resources for scholarships.

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Topics: Saving Money

Military Tuition Assistance Update: Benefits Reinstated

Posted by Mary Beth Erskine on Mar 28, 2013 8:03:00 AM

What does the most recent legislation passed by Congress and signed by the President meant to Saint Leo students who are active-duty servicemembers?

Last week, the House passed a stopgap spending bill that averted the government shutdown that had been looming before us. HR 933, which has been re-named the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, includes two amendments. One of these amendments, the Hagen-Inhofe amendment, reinstates tuition assistance for active-duty military that was cut as a result of budget sequestrations. It has now been signed into law.

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Topics: Military

Options To Consider Following Military Tuition Assistance Cuts

Posted by Mary Beth Erskine on Mar 14, 2013 3:23:00 PM


The recent suspension of Tuition Assistance programs for active servicemembers has raised a lot of questions. Here are some answers, as well as some information on your other options to pay for courses.

 

If you are an active member of the U.S. military – as well as a student enrolled in an online degree program or an on-ground program – the military tuition assistance sequester cuts have undoubtedly left you with a lot of questions about how you can continue to pursue your education.

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Topics: Military

The 5 Most Common Questions About Military Education Benefits

Posted by Mary Beth Erskine on Mar 12, 2013 8:21:00 AM

Increasing numbers of veterans are taking advantage of military education benefits and are pursuing their degrees. Here are some of the most common questions they ask Veterans Affairs certifying officials at Saint Leo University about the benefits process.

In place now for three years, the Post-9/11 GI Bill® (Chapter 33) is the most generous education benefit for veterans since the original GI Bill® became law following World War II.

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Topics: Military

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