When Sergeant Don Gomez started attending City College in 2007, after five years in the U.S. Army and two tours in Iraq, he knew it would be a challenge to cover the cost of a college education as well as the high costs of living in New York City. So when he began his degree in International Studies, with a focus on the Middle East, he used the military's existing benefits—roughly $1,400 a month for tuition—and scholarships, and bunked... More >>>