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James McRedmond

US Navy 2006-2012
Transfer Student

Why did you choose American University?

I chose American because of its prestige and its location in Washington, D.C.

What school are you in at American?

College of Arts and Sciences

College can be expensive? How are financing your education at American?

The GI Bill coupled with contributions of the Yellow Ribbon Program at American finance the majority of my education. However, I have had to take some student loans to come some additional costs.

What is one piece of advice that you would give to a potential veteran applicant?

Be sure to apply before January 1st to ensure you will be able to apply for Yellow Ribbon.

What do you like most about American University?

The small class sizes and the willingness of the professors to work with veterans' busy schedules.   


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For additional information on military credits, please contact:

Laura Davis
Assistant Director of Admissions
American University
Phone: 202-885-6000
Fax: 202-885-6014