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MCRD, Parris Island Information and Referral, Relocation LibGuide
Resources to help service members and their families.
Per MarAdmin 093/16 (dated 20160223), all first-time Tuition Assistance applicants must complete the Higher Education Preparation Course hosted on JKO in order to be eligible for military tuition assistance. The effective date of this requirement was January 1, 2016.
This course includes choosing a career goal, determining an educational path to completing that goal, factors to consider when choosing an institute of higher education, and tuition assistance and other forms of funding. The expected outcome is to create a personal education folder, which can be beneficial when meeting with an education counselor.
The class is hosted on JKO, so please follow the directions below to access and complete the course.
The Leadership Scholar Program (LSP) helps exceptional Marines who want to pursue their education at highly selective schools after they transition out of the Marine Corps, with an emphasis on junior enlisted Marines.
Park University (843)228-2659
Technical College Of The Lowcountry (843)228-2659
University Of South Carolina Beaufort (843)368-8211
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (843)228-7585
Welcome to the new Department of Defense TA DECIDE. This dynamic information and comparison tool is designed specifically to aid participants of DoD's Tuition Assistance (TA) program in making informed choices on schools and education programs. The TA DECIDE engine is fueled by more than 10 recognized and trusted data sources from across the departments of Defense, Education and Veterans Affairs. It provides a first of its kind experience, uniquely tailored to the needs of the TA participant.
The Joint Services Transcript (JST) provides a description of military schooling and work history in civilian language. ... It serves as an aid in preparing resumes and explaining Army, Coast Guard, Marine Corps, National Guard and Navy work experience to civilian employers.
Our GRE Companion provides personal tutoring, with immediate feedback on every incorrect answer. It automatically adapts to your personal skill level and can even remind you via e-mail of what's best to study next!
GED Testing Service is a joint venture of the American Council on Education and Pearson. The GED® test has opened doors to better jobs and college programs for more than 18 million graduates since 1942. Last year nearly 800,000 adults sat for the GED test, which is accepted by virtually all U.S. colleges and employers. Please note that this service costs $15.00
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