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Barry Hale

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Barry Hale

Bryant & Stratton College - Richmond Campus

Area of Study
General Business Management

Military Service
Army, 16T/19K 1986-1995

To what degree does the GI Bill cover your school expenses?
N/A

What prompted you to return to school?
I AM A DISPLACED WORKER FROM THE MANUFACTURING SECTOR.

Was adjusting to campus culture a challenge after military life?
AFTER LEARNING SELF-DISCIPLINE AND THE ASPECTS OF SELF-MOTIVATION, I FOUND THE ADJUSTMENT FROM MILITARY LIFE TO CAMPUS CULTURE A MINIMAL TRANSITION.

What has your experience been like at Bryant & Stratton College - Richmond Campus?
I CONTINUE TO APPLY THE CHARACTERISTICS OF A NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICER TO MY STUDIES. AS A RESULT, I HAVE BECOME A LEADER AMONGST MY CLASSROOM PEERS AND STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE FOR THE BRYANT & STRATTON COLLEGE RICHMOND CAMPUS.

Do you believe your military experience has made you a better student?
I BELIEVE THAT MY MILITARY EXPERIENCE HAS MADE ME A BETTER STUDENT. MY TRAINING, LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT, AND WORLD EXPERIENCES CONTRIBUTE TO MY SUCCESS AS A PROMISING COLLEGE STUDENT AND PRESIDENT OF OUR SOCIETY FOR HUMAN RESOURCES BRYANT & STRATTON COLLEGE RICHMOND CAMPUS CHAPTER.

What advice do you have for veterans returning to school?
IF YOU EXPERIENCE DIFFICULTIES IN ADJUSTING TO A COLLEGE CULTURE, REMEBER THAT CAREER SERVICES AND OTHER MILITARY VETERANS ARE AVAILABLE TO PROVIDE ASSISTANCE AND ENCOURAGEMENT.

Additional Comments
A DEGREE FROM BRYANT & STRATTON COLLEGE PROVIDES REAL CAREER EXPERIENCES THROUGH INTERNSHIPS AND LIFE LONG LEARNING IN YOUR CAREER FIELD. THROUGH PREPARATION, I AM ACHIEVING SUCCESS IN MY CAREER AS A HUMAN RESOUCES SPECIALIST.