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Veteran Students

6 Tips to Help Veterans Choose the Best College

Gianna Sen-Gupta | Posted 11.24.2014 | College
Gianna Sen-Gupta

Most people head to college in their late teens and early 20s, right after high school and before finding their first full-time jobs. But for those who've served in the military, the path to higher education has a few more twists and turns.

Is it Enough to Be a Yellow Ribbon School?

Dr. Arthur F. Kirk, Jr. | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Dr. Arthur F. Kirk, Jr.

In a time of economic hardship, meeting financial obligations in full removes one major concern. The problem, however, is too many schools believe their work in embracing veterans begins and ends with the Yellow Ribbon Program.

Embracing Military Culture in Higher Education

Dr. Arthur F. Kirk, Jr. | Posted 12.29.2013 | College
Dr. Arthur F. Kirk, Jr.

Many colleges and universities call themselves "veteran-friendly." Although being friendly is a noble virtue, it often falls short of the measures that can actually lead to a vet's success after graduation.

The Returners

Sarah Juliet Lauro | Posted 05.31.2013 | College
Sarah Juliet Lauro

If you have a justification for violence, destruction, murder, like a political statement, like war, does that make it right? Or does thinking it's right make you crazy?

David Wood

Veterans In College Struggle With Frustration, Isolation As Drop-Out Rate Soars

HuffingtonPost.com | David Wood | Posted 10.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the decade after World War II, 2 million veterans went to college on the new GI Bill, and almost all of them graduated and went on to...