The University of Chicago’s Holistic Approach to Veteran Services

Former enlisted military veterans are not traditionally who one might expect to find in attendance at a top-tier university. In fact, most enlisted folks themselves wouldn’t even consider it a possibility. Fortunately, there has been a major shift over the last decade, both in how veterans envision their future in higher education and in howContinue reading “The University of Chicago’s Holistic Approach to Veteran Services”

Cornell University Announces Fall 2020 Plan

               Cornell University announced today that its Ithaca Campus, Weill Cornell, and Cornell Agritech in Geneva will be adopting a hybrid model combining online and in-person instruction for the Fall 2020 semester. The University further announced that online options would be available for those unable to return to campus. Classes are set to begin onContinue reading “Cornell University Announces Fall 2020 Plan”

Most Universities (Including Seven of the Ivy League) Fully Waive Standardized Testing Requirements for Fall 2021 Admission, but Should You Still Take One?

Most universities, including seven of the eight Ivy League, have now fully waived standardized testing requirements for applicants applying to the fall 2021 term (entering freshman graduation year: 2025). You may have seen another article stating that all universities have suspended the testing requirement, but as of now, there is a small deviation. Columbia’s SchoolContinue reading “Most Universities (Including Seven of the Ivy League) Fully Waive Standardized Testing Requirements for Fall 2021 Admission, but Should You Still Take One?”

University of Pennsylvania Announces Hybrid (In-Person/ Online) Instruction for Fall 2020 Semester

Full the full, original announcement, visit: Penn Today The University of Pennsylvania (Penn) announced just yesterday that they will adapt a hybrid approach for learning instruction in the upcoming Fall 2020 semester. The adaptation will allow students back on campus in a limited manner, incorporating both in-person and online class. There are multiple policies inContinue reading “University of Pennsylvania Announces Hybrid (In-Person/ Online) Instruction for Fall 2020 Semester”

Harvard University Withdraws Standardized Testing Requirements for Class of 2025 Applicants

To view the original article, access: Harvard Removes Standardized Testing Requirements for Class of 2025 Applicants On Monday (June 15th), Harvard University’s admissions office announced they would not require standardized testing scores for the College Class of 2025. The amendment allows applicants not to be penalized for failing to submit Advanced Placement or SAT subjectContinue reading “Harvard University Withdraws Standardized Testing Requirements for Class of 2025 Applicants”

Johns Hopkins Joins Service to School as Newest VetLink Partner

To view the original article, access: Johns Hopkins Expands Resources for Veterans by Joining Service to School Service to School is an organization we highly endorse for multiple reasons. They offer a program called VetLink, which partners with very prestigious universities such as Princeton, Harvard, Brown, and now Johns Hopkins. VetLink provides veteran applicants withContinue reading “Johns Hopkins Joins Service to School as Newest VetLink Partner”

The Chronicle for Higher Education: “List of Colleges’ Plans for Reopening in the Fall”

The Chronicle for Higher Education is keeping an up-to-date list of colleges and their individual plans to return to resume instruction for the upcoming fall term. The image above is a screenshot from Sunday, June 7, 2020, and the information is subject to change. Therefore, the pie chart above may not represent the current dataContinue reading “The Chronicle for Higher Education: “List of Colleges’ Plans for Reopening in the Fall””

Notre Dame Expands Yellow Ribbon Program to Fully Support Military-Connected Students

Starting in the 2020-21 academic year, Notre Dame will ensure each military-connected student receives the full potential U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs match. Notre Dame’s decision strengthens the school’s military-friendly history and will benefit the currently enrolled 300 military-connected students on campus. Click below to read the full article. Article on Notre Dame’s Website

Service to School Releases Annual Report: 63% of S2S Mentees Went on to Enroll at US News Top 50 Colleges

Service to School (S2S) just released their 2019-2020 Annual Report, presenting some astounding numbers. I won’t dare summarize their entire repertoire of services, but I’ll include some bullets of their absolutely incredible achievements below. S2S, thank you for what you do. “Of our veterans who worked with an Ambassador or staff to apply to anContinue reading “Service to School Releases Annual Report: 63% of S2S Mentees Went on to Enroll at US News Top 50 Colleges”

Princeton Offers Admission to Only 13 Transfer Applicants for Fall of 2020. 7 are Either Veterans or Active Duty Service Members.

905 prospective students submitted transfer applications to Princeton University for consideration to be admitted for the fall of 2020. Princeton offered just 13 of these selective individuals admission, of which 7 were veterans and active service members. Their initiative to diversify their classrooms with the life experiences of military personnel is as exciting as itContinue reading “Princeton Offers Admission to Only 13 Transfer Applicants for Fall of 2020. 7 are Either Veterans or Active Duty Service Members.”