“The main challenge is that I had no idea how it worked. All of my stuff was online or through this one person who didn’t really know a lot. They were like, ‘Just apply to college.'” Joseph FillaWe’re working with the Department of Veterans Affairs and institutions of higher education all over the country to make the transition to civilian life in higher education easier for Student Veterans. We want to help Veterans like Joseph, Nate, Jason, and many more! Learn more about the work we do to support Veterans!Photo by Gregory Ferko Photography.
We’ve traveled across the United States talking to Student Veterans about what it’s like navigating civilian life and using their GI Bill for the education benefits they’ve already earned through their service. For many, it’s a challenge. This is Joseph’s experience: