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Mapping America’s student veteran centers

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Shawn Monroe, a National Guard veteran and coordinator of the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh Veterans Resource Center, shared this photo: "This center is so helpful because: "It has a lounge, computer lab, staffed by two full-time staff and three work-study students.  It also has office space for Vet Center, VA, County VSO drop in hours." (Photo shared by Shawn Monroe)

We've heard from student veterans over and over again that having a physical space on campus is invaluable to navigating life back on campus. But not every school, no matter how veteran-friendly, has a dedicated student veteran center. Does yours?

Taking brain injury from combat to campus

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Traumatic brain injury often causes trouble with concentration, reading comprehension and memory — the very things that would likely prevent academic success. For veterans attempting to navigate the rhythms of college life, they can spell disaster.

Building a community of support: Great resources for veterans online

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We’ve heard over and over again from veterans that navigating the stresses of schooling, disability benefits, reintegration and rebuilding relationships is far more easily done when surrounded by others going through the same thing. Here are some of the best resources we’ve found for doing just that.