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If you think serving a few years or even many years in the military means you’ll easily get into college or land a job—then think again.


Most service members find the transition to civilian life challenging. Schedule changes and undisciplined civilians set nerves on edge, which makes focusing on education tough.


In this book, combat veteran draws from his own experiences of transitioning from the military environment to the academic one. One of his most important tips is…”On your way out, it’s always a good idea to approach your immediate supervisor and ask if he or she will write you a recommendation. This can be a general recommendation or a recommendation specific to a particular school.”