Community college program gives military students credit for their service

Before Central Virginia Community College classes were set to start this fall Marine Zachary Farrell stopped by the school’s Veterans Resource Center to go over his military transcript.

The move, which introduced him to the Credits2Careers program and saved him from taking an unnecessary class, is one CVCC is hopes it can get more veterans to make.

The Virginia Community College System’s Credits2Careers program allows active duty or veteran students to submit their military transcript for an unofficial credit evaluation, an estimate of the number of credits that can be transferred and how those credits apply to VCCS schools to help students choose which community college is right for them.

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