Preparation for college/training:

Are you interested in getting a credential, certification, or license, but the training providers are not credit/semester/quarter-hour based? Click the link, do a full credential search (click link on bottom right of page), search for your credential to see if it is eligible for the credentialing assistance program. Call the ESO for more details on how to apply.

This free interactive search tool can be used by veterans and servicemembers to review credits for prior military learning offered by Kansas public postsecondary institutions.

This website allows you to assess your career interests and explore jobs in the area you are living or wish to live once your military career is over.

The Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support provides no-cost education and career-planning programs for U.S. Armed Forces military members.

Click this link to learn about the various GI Bills and how they work. This is the site to come to if you have more than one form of the GI Bills.

Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that allows learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom. This is an excellent resource to improve weaker areas of study or simply brush up your skills. It is completely free.

The Joint Services Transcript provides a description of military schooling and work history in civilian language. It serves as a counseling tool for academic and career counselors in advising service members and veterans and as an aid in preparing resumes and explaining Army, Coast Guard, Marine Corps, National Guard and Navy work experience to civilian employers. It also saves time and money by awarding academic credits, which means less tuition to pay and less time spent in the classroom. Click the link to request your copy.