Guest Writers: Successful Journeys after Transition

Our guest writers are stellar individuals, writing about their journeys from the military to higher education and beyond. Please feel free to reach out to them directly, or reach out to us for the connection. Enjoy!


Austin Cox’s Point A to Point B: A Shortlist of Veteran Transition Resources During a Global Pandemic

Hi *insert name here*, My name is Austin Cox. I’m a senior at Columbia University, a special operations veteran, a pizza-loving student athlete, and an adventure seeking sports fanatic. I’m emailing you today… Wait, this isn’t a cold email. This is a 2020 guide for transitioning military to help avoid the above wherever possible. Throughout …

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Ian Tierney: My Journey from the Marine Corps to the University of Chicago

Over eight years ago I graduated high school in the bottom 10% of my class. This fall, I will once again be a full-time student at the University of Chicago. You may be asking yourself, how could a top tier school with a 6.2% acceptance rate possibly accept a student like him? It is not …

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