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Warrior-Scholar Project helps veterans and enlisted service members get ready for college

Posted at 5:20 PM, Jun 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-17 21:34:31-04

TUCSON, Ariz. — The University of Arizona is helping military members transition form life on the battle field to life in the classroom.

It's called the Warrior-Scholar Project. The two week program aims to get service members ready to enroll in college.

Program leaders say a challenge for many veterans and enlisted service members is remembering how to learn.

Jessica Nelson Warrior-Scholar Project says "Kinda getting that boot camp style where you're kinda forced to not think about what you're doing and you're just doing it. I took that mentality with me when I went back to school."

The camp is run by a team of student veterans, and taught by professors and graduate students with the university.