Columbia University Partners with Warrior-Scholar Project to Prepare Veterans for Higher Education

While most college first-year students are recent high school graduates, for some, higher education follows military service — leading many veterans to struggle with adjusting to the college experience after years spent away from the classroom. In an effort to help student veterans acclimate to civilian life and successfully complete undergraduate programs, Columbia University has partnered with national nonprofit Warrior-Scholar Project (WSP) to host a Humanities Academic Boot Camp from August 1-6. The intensive curriculum, offered at no cost to enlisted service members, is designed to help veterans prepare for an academic environment while learning strategies to become better students. (continued)

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