Chances of getting the NROTC scholarship?

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  1. ellesmera214

    ellesmera214 New Member

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    High school senior with 3.8/4 weighted GPA
    1800 on SATs, 610 math and 610 reading
    25 on ACTs
    Rank in top 10%
    3 AP classes, 7 sciences in total
    intended pharmacy major
    Did piano, guitar, orchestra, skating
    Really active in church youth group
    ~60 hours of community service
    interview went really well I thought, they said I have a good chance of getting it
     
  2. kinnem

    kinnem Moderator

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    I don't see any leadership or sports mentioned in your stats. I assume you must be Navy option since you didn't mention a PFT score. Did you just forget to mention that stuff here?

    Your stats look OK to me but just OK. I don't see anything that stands out. Hopefully you either forgot to mention it here, or you made it clear in the interview why you were someone they should pay attention to.

    Of course, I'm not on any of the boards and it's never really clear what they're looking for. They like sports but then many people get a scholarship without sports, for example. So take waht I say with a grain of salt and in the spirit of goodwill with which it was intended.

    Good Luck. I hope you DO get a scholarship. :thumb:
     
  3. ASticks

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    Take a look at the people accepted this year so far, it seems to me as though if you're not a captain of a sports team, and in the top 10 or 15% of your class you don't have much of a fighting chance this year.
     
  4. Jcleppe

    Jcleppe Member

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    I am not entirely sure but I don't think Pharmacy is a Tier 1 or 2 major. NROTC awards 85% of their scholarships to Tier 1 majors, which makes it very competitive for other intended majors.

    Sounds like you had a good interview which can help a lot.

    Good luck
     
  5. vira

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    Your ACT/SAT scores could be stronger, so I don't know if you can retake them and send them in, but if you can I highly encourage it. What leadership positions or team sports have you participated in?
     
  6. kinnem

    kinnem Moderator

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    I checked the NROTC web site. Turns out Pharmacology & Toxicology is a tier 2 major. Who knew?

    Of course I don't understand the path to Pharmacist so I suppose their are other tier 2 majors that might apply as well.
     

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