Military vet explores the benefits of attending college at 45

By Darren Blagburn Army Veteran and American Military University Alumnus Why would anyone consider going back to college at age 45? Is going back to school really worth it for older students? My personal account may hit home for those older professionals weighing the pros and cons when considering going back to school. Completing a master’s degree was something I had always contemplated, but throughout my adult life I used my military and family obligations, the cost, and my own self-doubts about my a ... More

Paying for school: Financial aid options for military students

By Ryan Laspina Senior Specialist, Red Flags and External Reviews at APUS One of the major benefits of completely online institutions such as American Military University (AMU) is that they can offer currently enlisted military personnel a chance to receive their education while serving our country. Because AMU has a flexible online setting, many military members (both current and veterans) pursue their education through AMU’s online environment. The government offers a handful of payment ... More