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Vets in school

Help available locally, but is it enough?

May 14, 2013

Veterans returning to school after leaving the military aren’t like the typical 18-year-olds starting out at Marietta Colleg....

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May-14-13 10:48 AM

It's wonderful that the Vets are receiving a free education, but to complain about charges they weren't aware of, makes me cringe a little. First of all, inform yourself, go to orientations if you need to. Getting a free education doesn't mean you will be spoon fed everything connected with your college experience. I don't understand the charge for health insurance, though, as with myself and both children going through college (one at MC) all we had to do was provide proof that we had our own insurance. Get/keep yourself informed. That's a small price to pay for a free education, Vets!

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May-14-13 7:11 AM

After my discharge, I went back to school. In a way I felt like an outsider, among the younger students, but I knew what I wanted and went for it. Good luck to all veterans who choose to go back to college.

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