Going to college is one of the most exciting and terrifying moments of a person’s life. There are days when you feel like you could easily take on the world, and then there are days when you drink 5 cups of coffee to compensate for the late-night studying. Being an “Army brat,” I felt like I could handle the challenges of college. Here are five advantages that military dependents have when they go to college:
When I went to college, it was the first time that I wasn’t surrounded by active duty military members and their dependents. Even the public high school that I went to was flooded with “Army brats,” or at least people who lived in Fayetteville, NC, long enough to understand, appreciate, and respect the military lifestyle.