Soldier- How does VIA come up with its recommendations?
VIA uses objective data from unbiased Government sources that consider job market demand, education requirements for careers, education costs, and quality of schools along with your personal information and the preferences you have selected to provide you personalized recommendations.
The following sources provide data to the VIA tool and are updated as new data is available:
Soldier Personnel Data: Integrated Total Army Personnel Database (ITAPDB)
Soldier Education Data, School Information: GoArmyEd (http://www.goarmyed.com)
Department of Defense (DoD) Memorandum of Understanding (MOU): Department of Defense (DoD) (http://www.dodmou.com)
Survey and Labor Market Data: Department of Labor ONET (http://www.onetcenter.org)
Survey and Labor Market Data: Bureau of Labor Statistics BLS (http://www.bls.gov/news.release/ecopro.toc.htm)
School Data: Department of Education IPEDs (http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds)
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