Military Veterans Aren’t Traditional Students, But Local Colleges Aim to Ease the Transition: ‘It Is a Culture Shock When You Get Out’ - Diverse Military
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Military Veterans Aren’t Traditional Students, But Local Colleges Aim to Ease the Transition: ‘It Is a Culture Shock When You Get Out’



by Kate Thayer

When DePaul University student Mike Baumann talks with his classmates, hearing what stresses them out, he thinks to himself, “Wait until you’re older.”

Because of his age, Baumann, 32, feels out of place around other students in his undergraduate business classes. But there’s another reason his perspective differs — he’s a veteran.

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