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Student veterans face unique challenges transitioning to college

Update: Veterans Forum CCSF Accreditation
Panelist/Journalist Alex Emslie’s article referenced to in Friday’s discussion

Student veterans face unique challenges transitioning to college
by Alex Emslie
November 7, 2012
Golden Gate Express

Striking out into the Afghanistan countryside to find the enemy was “just a job” to City College of San Francisco student and U.S. Army veteran Miles Foltz.

As president of the CCSF Veterans Alliance, Foltz helps other student veterans navigate their GI Bill benefits and shift from military to college life, but the transition is not always an easy one.

“It can be difficult,” Foltz said. “Being in classrooms full of students who are younger than you and don’t have the same experiences. It can be frustrating.”  Continue reading