The U.S. Army has a desire to help shape the future of America’s youth through programs such as March 2 Success (M2S) (www.march2success.com), which was created to assist in improving performance on not only the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB), but also the SAT and ACT exams for students preparing for college immediately after… Read more »
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It doesn’t take an advanced degree to understand that the pursuit of higher education can lead to bigger paychecks, expanded employment opportunities and elevated levels of self-actualization. Despite those promising outcomes, the same tired old excuses often get in the way of earning an advanced degree, acquiring a professional certification or even simply learning a… Read more »
Colin OShea, a former Chinook pilot, CW2 and an Iraq-Afghanistan veteran, had been out of the Army since early 2014. He’d already coasted through sales and insurance jobs. The bartending gig was a stop-gap Ð a place to catch his breath while pondering careers. But school? He wanted to go but wasn’t even sure where… Read more »
Ben Faw is a tech leader in San Francisco. His background includes serving as the Marketing Solutions Account Executive at a leading tech company as well as earning a Harvard MBA. Now, Ben is part of a group of innovative investors who started BestReviews (www.BestReviews.com). Ben is also a military-experienced graduate of West Point, Airborne… Read more »
Military Transition News is featuring four military-friendly schools as part of the 2015 July/August Higher Education Issue. Continue on to see the schools’ profiles along with their veteran assistance contact information. Click here to learn more.
Thinking of going back to school, but not sure how you’ll fit in socially or fare academically? Here are the stories of four veterans who not only returned to campus, but successfully worked to overcome a myriad of challenges, from wartime wounds that hindered their progress, to failed classes, to readjusting to a younger generation… Read more »