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Being able to afford college is only one of the myriad challenges for veterans returning to school or entering college for the first time, which is why Victory Media’s criteria for “Military-Friendly” colleges is determined through a survey that evaluates campus support, recruitment practices and job placement.
The mental health services should not only focus on the student with the mental health condition but the education of peers to reduce stigma.
By Alan Miller
College Re-Entry alumni share their experiences from the 15-week program, discussing their challenges, takeaways, advice to future students, and future academic plans.
Students from College Re-Entry take a week-long trip to Fountain House Farm at High Point and learn the ins and outs of farm life.
Our first class of students just completed the core curriculum and are preparing to start classes in January at four local colleges. We’re so proud of our students and the look forward to working with them as they return to college.
I've been a part of Fountain House College Re-Entry since September and words cannot even begin to express how much it has helped me.
Fountain House College Re-Entry is looking for mentors for 2015 who are willing to share their experience and become a friend to one of our students.
Fountain House board member Katie Zorn published a moving and eloquent piece about her brother Danny and the importance of Fountain House’s College Re-Entry program.
Until my junior year at Vanderbilt, mental illness hadn’t ever crossed my mind. I grew up in a privileged background and wanted to follow in my parents’ footsteps and become a corporate lawyer. My first episode of major depression and medical leave of absence from school completely changed that though.
The entire Fountain House community mourns longtime Board member and generous supporter, Dr. Alistair Hanna, who passed away on July 12th, 2014.

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