You've earned the right to a higher education through your service in the U.S. Armed Forces. But how do you use your GI Bill benefits? Which version is right for you? The Legion can help answer questions about state and/or federal education benefits, who can use them, and how long.

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I attended Boston University during the fall term and never received my Chapter 33 Veterans educational payment, so I decided to take the advance payment of $3,000 offered by the Department of Veterans Affairs to assist with my college expenses. Can you t

Although VA has not given direction on how it will recoup the funds, traditionally the procedure has been to not release additional money to you until the advance has been accounted for. If you received advance pay, be aware that your monthly allowance may not come to you until the entire $3,000 has been repaid.

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