Nathan Eckman served in the Marine Corps as an assaultman in 3/2 from 2011-2015. During this time he deployed to 13 countries and trained alongside, or with, Jordanian, Omanian, and Filipino forces, as well as Royal Marines and SAS. He's now an undergraduate student at Columbia University thanks to the opportunities laid forth by this very organization. Nathan plans on studying international relations and developing fluency in one or more languages while at Columbia. Ultimately, Nate wants to pursue a career in government service, journalism, or private-sector international affairs. He's excited to help vets achieve admission into the universities of their dreams.