Veterans throughout northern Arizona who are looking for help to further their education beyond high school are encouraged to contact the Veterans Upward Bound TRIO program (VUB) at Yavapai College, which is designed to motivate and assist veterans in developing academic and other skills needed for acceptance and success in college. Among the services offered to qualifying veterans are admissions counseling, academic refresher training, career planning and advising, access to employment resources, and referrals to VA benefits application counselors and various community assistance organizations. The program is free. For more information, contact the Yavapai College Veterans Upward Bound website at www.yc.edu/v4content/veterans-upward-bound/; visit the Veterans Upward Bound Resource Center at Yavapai College, 1100 E. Sheldon St., Building 1, Room 209 in Prescott, Arizona; or telephone (928) 717-7686.
For more on military education programs and benefits, visit the Military.com Education Center.