CULP and Accessions

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  1. Jcleppe

    Jcleppe Member

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    Question...

    Does anyone know how CULP is accounted for on the accessions form, is it considered just a training school, or is it listed separately in it's own category.

    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. EDelahanty

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    I don't recall it having its own category such that cadets who didn't do CULP couldn't get the OML points somewhere.

    But my memory is fuzzy. It's only been a year but it seems like ancient history. Pre-Heimers, maybe?
     
  3. paradoxer

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    CULP

    Separate category has two options: CULP or approved language study. It's all or nothing for obtaining the points in this category says my DS. Also stated every student gets full points for LDAC PT, so if you are a stud you have no advantage here.
     
  4. Jcleppe

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    Thanks

    Son still laments about the APFT at LDAC, he was in the last regiment to take the test, said they did it at 3:30am or so and it was about 65 degrees, still there were cadets that dropped out of the run, as he put it they looked like they would have dropped out even if LDAC was in Alaska. Managed to still get above 300 and he's from the PNW where the word humidity is rarely mentioned. At least he had 300's for both MS3 year tests.

    I understand they wouldn't have the time to have the cadets re-test at the battalion and submit the scores but, I think the idea they floated about averaging the two scores from the MS3 year would have been a better way to go.
     
  5. Jcc123

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    Agreed, Jcleppe. DS is not thrilled about PT scores essentially becoming a non-factor in accessions. One less way to differentiate yourself from the masses. I think he's happy with his lams score, but feels that a majority of cadets got a score boost with the "300" thing from which he gets no benefit.
     
  6. paradoxer

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    Sort of changes everything

    DS too trying to figure out how this APFT works but at the end of the day believes that it's enough of a disadvantage that "guessing" where you fall on the OML is now so tricky that ADSO might be needed to secure first choice. He believes that there aren't going to be enough points to differentiate among hundreds on the OML.
     
  7. Ohio2015Parent

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    Was trying to search the forum for information on last years OML/accessions. I know everything changes from year to year:eek: but was just trying to refresh memory...

    DS didn't tell me about the 300APFT decision - last he told me was the average of last years records were going to be used. This years OML may be soooo different that last year may not be worth remembering....

    He has put an ADSO on for his first 2 branch choices - HR is being very helpful at his school and they are awaiting PMS evals. and couseling before finalizing and submitting to CC. Can't believe we're already to this point!
     
  8. paradoxer

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    Why did he choose two branches with ADSO? Don't you get your first choice ?
     
  9. Ohio2015Parent

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    He explained it to me that he is willing to add the time for either of his first 2 branch picks. The other branches he isn't willing to add time to receive AD over NG/R.
     

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