Editor’s note: This post was originally published on Admitted in May 2017. It’s being republished as part of NACAC’s Best of the Blog series.
More than 5 million post-9/11 service members are projected to transition out of the military by 2020.
Many will seek out higher education. But while veterans can bring tremendous value to the nation’s college campuses, their path to a degree is often more complex than that of a traditional undergrad.
Continue reading 3 Ways to Help Vet Succeed
A new initiative from the Coalition for Access, Affordability, and Success seeks to boost college-going rates among members of the US armed forces.
Starting next year, a group of Coalition colleges will waive their application fees for veterans and current service members applying for the 2019-2020 academic year.
Continue reading Coalition App to Provide Fee Waiver for Veterans
Community colleges that offer guided pathways may be better prepared to serve military veterans,
according to a new report.
The approach maps out the sequence of courses students must take to complete a degree, and provides academic counseling and support services to help them stay on track. It also represents a departure from the “cafeteria-style” method of course selection, which allows students to choose from an abundance of often unrelated courses.
Continue reading Report: Guided Pathways Beneficial for Veterans