Nonprofit group further expands college planning services to veterans

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From Stripes.com

Nonprofit group further expands college planning services to veterans

by: Ken-Yon Hardy | .
Stars and Stripes | .
published: August 30, 2018

For more than 40 years the nonprofit organization The Common Application has helped millions of students attend college by offering tools ranging from application assistance to planning roadmaps.

Now, the group is aiming to help veterans with the addition of a new transfer tool.

Schools like Princeton and DePaul University in Chicago work with the nonprofit to help make the college application process easier on prospective students. The Common Application recently launched an app to help students transfer from community colleges to programs at schools such as these.

“DePaul is a top destination for veteran students in Chicago; we have 600 student vets on our campus, and 25 percent are over 24 years old,” said Jim Rohde, Assistant Director of Transfer Admission and Adult Enrollment at DePaul University.

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