UNC’s partnership with Warrior-Scholar Project transitions veterans to university life

After serving in the Navy for over seven years, Timothy Raiford was planning his next steps. One night in 2019, he typed a question into the Google search box: “How does a veteran go to college?”

When the link to the Warrior-Scholar Project website appeared as a result, he immediately applied — even though it was 1 a.m. 

He’s grateful he did. Raiford, now 31, participated in the 2019 WSP program at Cornell and plans to attend UNC this fall as an undergraduate. (continued)

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