In many ways, veterans are just like other students: hard working, goal-oriented, optimistic and fun-loving. However, the research conducted by Student Veterans of America highlights that veterans are also very unique. They are older (80% are 25 or older), possess more real world experience, and are more likely to have families (60% report being or have been married) and dependents (almost 50% report being parents). Understanding these differences and how they impact your college experience is key to making the most of your benefits. For six tips to follow, see this Military.com article.
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