4 Tips For Veterans Returning To Education


Returning to education can be a difficult experience for most people. If you are a veteran returning to civilian life that difficulty can be increased by the unique challenges veterans face, including feelings of isolation, lack of confidence and coping without the structure provided by the military.   Here at Northwest Career College, we are committed to providing the best educational opportunities possible for our country’s veterans, from providing advice on VA Funding to educational support on our courses. As part of that commitment we’ve put together these four tips for veterans returning to education.   1. Take full advantage..

The Benefits Of Going Back To School As A Veteran

Back to school as a vateran

It can be difficult to make the transition back to civilian life after a career in the military. One of the ways to ease that transition is to take advantage of the VA education and training benefits to return to education and acquire new skills. Despite the unique challenges faced by veterans, studies indicate that they earn their degrees at a similar rate to non-veterans. But a degree isn’t the only advantage of returning to education, in this article we’ll look at some of the other benefits associated with going back to school as a veteran. Benefits for Veterans Easing..

Does The GI Bill Offer Veterans Educational Opportunities?

Veterans Education

Veterans often face unique challenges, including deployments, costs, age differences, family responsibilities and full-time employment, that may affect their ability to return to college. However, a recent survey has shown that, overwhelmingly, those veterans who are taking advantage of the education benefits of the GI Bill are completing their degrees and excelling in their chosen careers. A Path To Educational Success The Student Veterans of America (SVA) analysis examined randomly selected records for one million GI Bill beneficiaries, over a period of eight years, representing around 22% of the veteran population that received educational benefits during that time.   Of..

The Evolution Of The GI Bill


For many U.S. service members, the GI Bill® provides vital funding toward education, along with a host of other benefits, such as access to vocational rehabilitation programs, educational counseling and the opportunity for veterans to pass on their GI Bill® benefits to their dependants.   The current GI Bill®, also known as the “Forever GI Bill® was signed into law in 2017 and represents the most recent in a series of legislative attempts to provide veterans with access to affordable education. The Inception of the GI Bill® In the aftermath of World War II, President Franklin D. Roosevelt was determined to..

What Are VA Education And Training Benefits?

VA Education And Training Benefits

Veterans Association, or VA, benefits are a range of financial programs aimed at providing, among other things, educational and training support for currently serving and ex-servicemembers. VA benefits can help you cover the cost of furthering your education and skills through financial aid towards tuition, housing, training, and other related expenses.   The VA education and training benefits you may be eligible for depends on your term of service. Listed below are those programs designed to provide educational and training support and their eligibility requirements. What Will VA Education And Training Benefits Cover? There are several different programs that you..