Education track TAP GPS Career Wise

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• Kuder
• O Net
• Institution factors
o Evaluate higher education
o Make informed decision
o Compare types of institution and degree programs.
o Compare with military credit
o Review page 4 & Joint smart transcript JST.
o SOC schools and accreditation.
o Know graduation retention rates.
o Veteran support
o Accreditation
o Culture
o Methods of instruction

• College Navigator
o Browse state them programs majors.
• Degree programs
o Prescribed set of courses
o Core courses vs elecTives.
o Review courses in your field.
• EliGible for Financial aid even with post 911 GI BILL.
• Federal loans.
• Post 911 GI BILL Yellow ribbon program.
• Avoid debts
o VA pay tuitions
• Non federal grants and scholarships.
o Www.Studentaid.ed.gov/scholarship
o Www.fastweb.com
o Www.collegeboard.org
o State aid
• Graduate with less debt
o Community college
o Transfer credits
o In state vs out of state
o Public service loan forgiveness.
• Section 4 Admission Requirements.
• Next education Trac is November.

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Education track TAP GPS Career Wise

  1. 1. TGPS Higher Education Brief MIDLANT CCC REGIONAL TRAINING September 26, 2013 NCCM(SW/AW) Gene Grenier Center for Personal and Professional Development Voluntary Education (CPPD VOLED) Ph. (757)492-0921 DSN 492 eugene.grenier@navy.mil
  2. 2. TGPS Higher Education Brief • Overview • Career Counselors role • Advising Sailors on Education • CRS • Assessment tools • Setting Goals - What will I do After the Navy? • Institution factors – what school do I pick?
  3. 3. STRUCTURED & INTEGRATED TRANSITION MODEL Capstone
  4. 4. Course Overview • Section 1: Personal Goals • Section 2: Institutional Factors • Section 3: Funding Factors • Section 4: Admission Requirements 4
  5. 5. Career Readiness Standards • Show Completed Application Package for Admissions Department • Keep Copy (digital and/or paper) of Package and Date Sent or Acceptance letter • Updated ITP – Block III • Show Evidence of a Completed Education Assessment ( Kuder, ONENET, etc) 5
  6. 6. Section 1: Personal Goals –Evaluate your personal goals and career goals –Leverage the evaluation of personal/career goals to make informed decisions regarding potential institution selection –Incorporate personal/career goals into the institution selection matrices and ITP Block III 6
  7. 7. Start
  8. 8. Section 2: Institution Factors –Evaluate higher education institutions and degree programs –Make informed decisions regarding degree programs –Compare and contrast types of institutions and degree programs –Compare degree program to military credit 14
  9. 9. Institution selection factors • Transfer of Recommended Military Credit • Degree Program • Service Members Opportunity Colleges (SOC) Consortium • Graduation/Retention Rates • Accreditation • Culture • Methods of Instruction • Guard & Reserve Mobilization • Veterans Support 15
  10. 10. College Navigator
  11. 11. Degree Programs • A prescribed set of courses set by the college or university to complete a specific degree program • Important nuances between degree programs • Core Courses vs. Electives • Review all courses in your field of study –Do they cover your interests/career goals? 17
  12. 12. Servicemembers opportunity colleges (SOC) consortium • SOC Consortium members(Education Institutions) commit to the following criteria: – Reasonable Transfer of Credit – Reduced Academic Residency – Credit for Military Training and Experience – Credit for Nationally-Recognized Testing Programs 18  SOC Consortium members commit to the following criteria:  Reasonable Transfer of Credit  Reduced Academic Residency (Time spent at school)  Credit for Military Training and Experience  Credit for Nationally-Recognized Testing Programs( CLEP, DANTES, Etc)
  13. 13. Section 3- Funding Factors – Develop working knowledge of education benefit programs, eligibility, and funding options – Make informed decisions regarding cost of a degree programs – Develop understanding of the FAFSA – Discuss Federal Loans – GI Bill Overview – Be aware of Predatory Practices – Scholarships – Funding Education
  14. 14. Funding factors • Education is Costly…very expensive • Various Sources of Funding – GI Bill won’t cover everything • Develop an Effective Strategy
  15. 15. Post-9/11 GI Bill • Eligibility • Types of Training & Programs http://gibill.va.gov/benefits/post 911 gibill/index.html
  16. 16. Find a GI Bill school • Does a School Accept GI Bill http://inquiry.vba.va.gov/weamspub
  17. 17. Find a yellow ribbon school • To receive benefits under the Yellow Ribbon Program – You must be eligible for the maximum benefit rate under the Post-9/11 GI Bill – You must not be on active duty or a spouse transferee of an active duty member – Your school must agree to participate in the Yellow Program – Your school must have not offered Yellow Ribbon to more than the maximum number of individuals stated in their participation agreement
  18. 18. Avoid Debt • VA Pays Tuition and Fees – Directly To School • You are Responsible for the Debt • Decrease in Credit Hours – An Overpayment Occurs – Debt is Created • You are Responsible for the Debt • Debit Management Center – 1-800-827-0648 – Dmc.ops@va.gov
  19. 19. Types of federal student aid www.fafsa.gov http://studentaid.ed.gov
  20. 20. FAFSA • Free Application for Federal Student Aid – www.fafsa.gov • Be familiar with these types of predatory practices – Websites that purport to be approved by the federal government as an “official” lender – Business that call or email you asking you to apply for “financial aid” – Scholarship searches that ask you to pay upfront – Schools that promise a degree with little to no class-time – Unaccredited schools claiming accreditation
  21. 21. Federal Student Aid • Federal Grants – A Grant is not a Loan – Federal Pell Grant • Foundation of Federal Financial Aid – Federal Supplemental Education Opportunity Grant • Exceptional Financial Need • Other Grants – TEACH Grant – Federal Work Study • Part-Time Jobs
  22. 22. Federal Student Loans • Federal Perkins Loans • Direct Stafford – Direct Subsidized Loans • Undergraduate and Graduate – With Need – Direct Unsubsidized Loans • Undergraduate and Graduate – Regardless of Need – Direct PLUS Loans • Graduate and Professional Degree – Good Credit History
  23. 23. Non-federal grants and scholarships • Qualifications – Academic achievement – Religious affiliation – Ethnic or racial heritage – Community activities – Athletic ability – Hobbies and special interests – Military/Veteran affiliations and organizations www.studentaid.ed.gov/scholarship
  24. 24. Free Scholarship sites www.FastWeb.com www.petersons.com/college-search/scholarship-search.aspx http://www.collegeboard.org/
  25. 25. STATE AID • Each State Different – Scholarships – Loans – Fellowships www.va.gov/statedva.htm
  26. 26. Scholarships through Your Institution • Seek Out Scholarships via your Institution • Ensure You Meet Deadlines • Well-Written Scholarship Applications – Include the “Unique” You – Experiences and Accomplishments – Have Someone Review Your Application • Spelling, Grammar, and Formatting
  27. 27. Private loans • Last Resort –Only After Exhausted All Federal Options –Aggressively Marketed –Higher Interest Rates –Penalty Feeds –Be Sure to Compare
  28. 28. Graduate with less debt • Less Expensive Schools – Community Colleges – Transfer Credits – In-State vs. Out-of-State • Public Service Loan Forgiveness www.studentaid.ed.gov/publicservice
  29. 29. Section 4- Admission Requirements • Each Institution Has Specific Requirements – Become Familiar with all Requirements
  30. 30. Required admissions exams • Identify Types of Admissions Exams – SAT – ACT – Wonderlic
  31. 31. Admission checklist • Use the Undergraduate Application for Admission Checklist to track completion of each task. – Utilize Appendixes to complete the following: • Identify and mark admission deadlines on Appendixes • Identify appropriate testing facility • Mark Appendixes with test dates • Identify testing prep tools Undergraduate Application for Admission Checklist
  32. 32. Questions?

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