Problems Faced by Veterans When Transitioning to Campus

Problems Faced by Veterans When Transitioning to Campus

Armed service members who go back to school after combat or non-combat base assignment face issues in the transition. They will encounter challenges and experience stress which are unique to them. More than the change from backpack to the school bag or the rope lashed camp table for the cafeteria and the Type A fatigue overalls giving way to the school uniform or casual clothes, there are deeper problems they will need to address. Armed service personnel coming from tours of duty or station posts who return to college bring with them deeply rooted trauma on their mind and feelings. They have inculcated the personality of having hypervigilance and which was molded by working and living conditions which are highly stressful. When they go back to school, they will have difficulties. As they attempt to cope, they will fail and feel frustrated. This will greatly affect their studies. It is not only academics that they will feel new to. They

Ways of How to Deal with Your Fear of Writing


The fear of writing is a true, existent and relevant problem. Some students fail or achieve less in their schooling because they fear it and, in the process, not able to develop and improve in it and in their studies in general. The fear of writing is even the cause of the underachievement or failure of some people who are no longer in school and are now in the job market. They do not have the writing skills or the confidence to face written job application examinations to advance in their career. Students, graduates and employees who fear writing should overcome it. There are many ways dealing with it. And the fear of writing is not only when you do not know how to write, you can also feel it even when you already know how to. There are fears of not being able to develop, improve and advance in this skill. These are the different fears of writing. Accept

How to Make Student Loans Work to Your Advantage


The student loan has taken the role of being the default setting of how to get an education. It is an option offered to students to help them in the financial aspect of earning their academic qualification. It appears that it “was” an option. Now, it has developed into being the only option. This is because of the economic difficulties around the globe. People tend to forget that they can still go to university without the student loan or with one with a different structure. Students, their parents, family, guardians or sponsors can choose not to use the educational loan or use it with terms which can work to their advantage. Still, the student loan is arguably the only way to go because of the scarcity of cash. Pay in Advance / Early If and when you have the money, pay in advance or early. When you enrolled, you availed of the student loan because you do not have the

Sports Scholarships in UK


Students who are talented and skilled in sports can study in the United Kingdom under scholarship fundings. They can play in the university teams and as an athlete for the country. UK Sport, which is the government created body responsible for investing public funds in high performance sport, offers scholarships to young athletes to complete their schooling while competing in sports. TASS UK Sport facilitates the TASS or the Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme. It is a partnership between national governing bodies of sport and the Higher Education / Further Education Sector. The scholarship focuses on maintaining balance between academic life and training as a performance athlete. It aims to increase school retention of talented athletes. Student athletes are given help so that they can continue their education while not worrying about the expenses. Funds Funding for TASS is second to World Class Programmes funded by UK Sport. This means that student athletes are priority in terms of support. Athletes are

UK Border Agency Guidelines for Adult Students


The United Kingdom Border Agency has two categories for adult students. They are the Tier 4 General and the Student Visitor. The first is for those who want to come to the UK for their post-16 education. The second is for those who want to study short courses in the country and will not work during their stay for studies. Qualifying To be able to apply to become an adult foreign student in the UK, you should be accepted in the course and school you are applying to and have enough money to pay for your tuition and living expenses. The tier category system of the UKBA involves giving points to applicants. If you are an adult student applying for a student visa, you must earn 40 points from the agency. You will get 30 points for being accepted to the course and school you have chosen which should be what is called a Tier 4 Sponsor and you should


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