Veterans who choose to pursue higher education have access to a number of benefits to help them along the way, but managing finances can be tricky. Though the Post-9/11 G.I. Bill works to cover tuition and living expenses, there are still things you should consider when applying for and attending college.
After transition, veterans who want to become students have the option of using the Department of Veterans Affairs education benefits. For some, however, it can be hard to navigate the education system and find post-service success.
After transition, many veterans choose to take advantage of Department of Veterans Affairs education benefits. What comes after pursuing higher education is deciding which school will best suit your academic and professional goals.
In preparation for leaving active duty, I recently completed all of my pre-separation training — transition goals, plans, and success, or ‘TGPS’ Capstone — and am now in the process of meeting with different organizations to which I was referred.