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Veterans Seeking Higher Education in Record Numbers 11/7/16

Posted at 9:32 AM, Nov 07, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-07 09:32:23-05

According to a new survey, four in 10 veterans say military experience did not help them with their civilian career. And as the US military continues to downsize, veterans are seeking higher education in record numbers.

Garland H. Williams, COL (ret), PhD, Academic Dean, College of Security & Criminal Justice, University of Phoenix discusses why veterans are choosing college to further their careers and the unique challenges they face on the traditional campus. He talks about the important role universities need to play in support of veteran students and share resources and tips to successfully finding a new career path.