What Makes A College Veteran Friendly?
While colleges claim to be veteran friendly, here are four signs that a school is truly committed to providing quality education to former service members.
Bryan Box, an Army veteran who served in Afghanistan, is now a biological sciences major at the University of Alaska Anchorage. The population of student veterans at UAA and UA Fairbanks has prompted the universities to bring on additional staff. At UAA, a veteran resources center was started a few years ago to ease the transition from member of the military to university student. (AP Photo/Alaska Dispatch News, Marc Lester)
The Nonprofit Helping Veterans Get Into The Country’s Top Colleges
Army veteran Sang Ra never thought he'd go to an Ivy League college until he connected with the nonprofit, Service to School.
Twenty years after his high school graduation, Sgt. 1st Class Joshua Moon, an Army Reservist from Beech Grove, Tenn., graduated with an Associates of Science degree from Motlow State Community College. Deployed here in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, Moon was able to complete his degree with help from the Army/s tuition assistance program and the handful of education counselors currently deployed to Afghanistan to support soldiers' educational needs.
4 Things You Need To Consider When Applying To College
Here are four questions to consider before applying to college to ensure you make the right choice for your future.
A U.S. Airman takes notes during a briefing on educational benefits given by a Veterans Affairs representative at the base theater at Spangdahlem Air Force Base, Germany, March 24, 2014. The briefing gave attendees more information on how to activate, use and transfer their educational benefits. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alexis Siekert/Released)
Here’s How To Make College Your Next Mission
America needs you to go back to school and get your education by making college your next mission.