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Colleges Offer New Resources for Veterans



by Jarrett Carter

In 2011, the American Council on Education released a report tracking 20 colleges and universities which used grant funding to develop resources for more than 870,000 veterans taking college courses under expanded G.I. Bill benefits.

A majority of the piloting institutions used the new funding to create transitional resources for veterans: courses on reentry into civilian life, understanding financial aid and academic eligibility requirements and mental health treatment were among the highlighted elements of a renewed national commitment to supporting active duty and discharged veterans.

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