“Back to School”. . .
Learn more about yourself and your skills. Identify college majors and occupations that best fit your interests, traits, skills and abilities.
Use the Undergraduate Scholarship Search to find money to help you pay for your college education.
Every institution has a different process for admissions applications. Knowing what documents you will need for each can be a challenge. Organizing your documents before you start applying to schools can make the process faster, smoother and less stressful.
Search for colleges by tuition costs (lowest, highest and net), costs of career and vocational programs and financial aid.
Search for more than 36,000 non-degree certificate, diploma and licensing programs offered by more than 4,300 trade and technical schools and colleges. Filter by fields of study and locations to create a list of programs matching your qualifications.
The U.S. Department of Education’s 'Know Before You Owe Shopping Sheet' helps potential and current students evaluate the true cost of education. You can use this tool to determine your out-of-pocket expenses for a school year.
Create a list of your skills and match them to job types.
If you decide to use your service member’s GI Bill® education benefits to fund your education, the GI Bill® Comparison Tool provides information on programs and compares estimated benefits by school.
The Post-9/11 GI Bill® allows service members to transfer this education benefit to a qualifying family member. The GI Bill® website details the eligibility requirements and the process for this exchange.
Setting career goals and creating a career plan will assist you in keeping your career on track as you move to new locations and change positions or career paths.
Occupational Outlook Handbook