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Advice for aspiring Veteran Student
I posted the same question in another forum but thought I would try it here. I was raised in Nevada, a state that consistently ranks in the bottom of education so my high school was not proactive about assuring students were well informed and prepared for college. My parents were uneducated immigrants so they were unable to provide any guidance either. I considered myself smart but nobody around me seem to know what to do with it. I knew smart people went to college and that's all I really knew. I knew they took a lot of debt to do it and I didn't want to do that so I thought the military would be a good way to assure my education would be covered without and financial burden. I joined at 23 and am now 26. I would like to go to a top institution for Computer Science. I don't want to just go to any college that will take me. I want to know what the best schools want in a student and where do I go to get it. Sometimes I get mad at the idea that nobody around me growing up gave me any guidance but I want to make up for it. Any advice??2 replies
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