Part Four of Four: Making the Transition from Military Service to School
Active-duty military members and veteran students are often some of the best and the brightest adult learners when they decide to return to school. This can be directly attributed to their dedication, training, and life experiences.
While readjusting to civilian life can be challenging, taking advantage of the military education benefits earned through service can offer students a new mission to pursue a fulfilling career that can help you provide for your family and serve society in new and exciting ways.
Below is some information and resources that we hope you find helpful in this process.
Part 1: Use Your Military Benefits to Pay for School
Part 2: Scholarships, Federal Student Aid, Navigating the “New” GI Bill®, and VA Quick Links
Part 3: Making Career and Education Decisions
Selecting the Right School: The Online Option
Many online college courses work the same way as on-campus courses. You have a professor, syllabus, assignments, and sometimes case reviews and projects. The main difference is that online courses offer students tremendous flexibility.
Transitioning From Service to School
Whether you’re currently enlisted, or transitioning from the military to college, here are some helpful tips we’ve compiled from Veteran comments regarding their higher education experience.
Bonus Study Tips and Helpful Links
Read the assignment expectations first before starting the background reading. It helps to know what your professor expects of you before you conduct your research.
About Trident University
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