Boarded Question

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  1. BigBus7

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    So my AROTC file has been reviewed by a board and put in and order of merit list for selection of a scholarship. Since I had(technically still have) asthma (very minor, I ran last cross country season w/o my inhaler) and I had some foot issue that caused pain when my foot had no arch support and endured continuous pounding, my medical qualifications are up in the air as far as I know. My question is, since I have been boarded by AROTC, does that mean they have already looked at my medical file and given me the okay or have they not "cleared" me yet of my medical status.

    Here is a copied section of the prevalent page..."Disqualified: This applicant has been disqualified for a scholarship due to disqualifying reported applicant information, or because a waiver has been denied.


    Ineligible: This applicant is not eligible for a scholarship due to insufficient reported applicant information, or because scores (ACT or SAT, and GPA) do not meet minimum requirements.



    Eligible: This applicant meets minimum eligibility standards for college test scores and GPA, based on self-reported information in the application. However, sufficient documentation has not been received and/or validated by Cadet Command Headquarters to allow the application process to continue. The applicant is eligible if: (1) the SAT total for math and reading is a minimum score of 920; (2) ACT composite score is a minimum of 19; and (3) the end of high school junior year cumulative unweighted GPA is a minimum of 2.5. NOTE: Either SAT or ACT is required, having both is optional.


    Interviewee: This applicant’s SAT/ACT scores and GPA have been validated by Cadet Command Headquarters, based on applicant-provided documentation, and the applicant meets all eligibility standards. An applicant in Interviewee Status may now schedule a face-to-face interview with a current Professor of Military Science (PMS). PMS name and contact information can be found as a Message on the application dashboard.


    Board Ready: This applicant, previously in Interviewee Status, has completed the PMS Interview AND completed the Physical Fitness Assessment. An Interviewee must complete all application requirements not later than February 28th to be boarded. The application file will be reviewed by a board of PMS’s at the next scheduled board.


    Boarded: This applicant’s packet has been reviewed by a board of PMS’s. An applicant’s file will only be boarded once. After boarding, each applicant’s file is scored and placed on an Order of Merit List (OML) in numerical order from which winners will be selected. "

    *I was debating if I should put this in the DODMERB section, but I deemed that this was the best place.
     
  2. Jcleppe

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    I assume that you have not had your Dodmerb physical yet. If you are offered a scholarship you will then have your physical. It is at this point you will be determined Qualified or Disqualified, you would then go through any waiver process.

    Have a good plan B, any diagnosis of Asthma after the age of 13 is a DQ.
     
  3. BigBus7

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    I had my physical back in September- I was disqualified for West Point, but I know that for West Point/AROTC, their doctors have the final say whether or not I can be qualified or not- West Point still hasn't made their decision on me for medical .(finished my app a month ago) The pettiness of my asthma (I ran a 5:45 mile- I wasn't even in my peak shape- for the AROTC physical w/o an inhaler) makes my chances higher for an waiver pretty high
     
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    The biggest issue is that you have been prescribed an inhaler after your 13th birthday. WP and AROTC will have a separated waiver process. Nice run time by the way. Best of luck with the waiver.
     
  5. BigBus7

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    Alright- I sent the command an e-mail explaining this- when I get a response I'll throw it in here. Thanks though Jcleppe
     

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