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Advice for Former Military Students

Back to School: Advice for Former Military Students

Sapna Sitapara graduated from high school before entering the workforce as a sales associate at a retail store. With the support from her parents and loved ones, she waited a year before launching her military aspirations. A 91B in the Army, she worked as a mechanic in Germany at the Rhine Ordnance Barracks in Kaiserslautern …

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Advice for Former Military Students

Back to School: Advice for Former Military Students

Patrick Woods entered the Marine Corps after he graduated from high school. He said originally, college did not seem like a feasible idea after his service ended. “Before the military I never anticipated going to college, I just didn’t think it was the right path for me coming from a small blue-collar town,” he explained. …

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Advice for Former Military Students

Back to School: Advice for Former Military Students

Frank Grabarz went into the Army after graduating from high school, and after he discharged, he avoided going to college. “When I first separated, I began working in a specialty retail store—I did not believe I would be able to succeed in school,” he explained. “Eventually I became tired of a minimum paying job and …

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