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  1. jakear_98

    jakear_98 New Member

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    I'm not quite sure, and this is a pretty random question, but do having family members in your prospective branch help? My cousin is a major in the Marines and another just graduated from Navy OCS so i was wondering if that'd have any effect on my NROTC app?
     
  2. USMCGrunt

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    Sorry, but no. Family members who are serving (or have served) do not help your NROTC application. If appropriate, you can use their examples in your essay.
     
  3. ENwifeArmyMom

    ENwifeArmyMom Member

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    You could title your essay "Navy....it's the family business" recent article in Army Times stated that quite a few of the currant military were also products of the military! Our dau will be third generation Army. An essay of this kind might set you a part from the pack.
     
  4. max5757

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    It helped with DS in his interview with the PMS to be able to say that his great-grandfather and grandfather had both been in ROTC. He also included it as part of the essay.
     
  5. rocatlin

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    As alluded, possibly in an essay. When it comes down to it, however, this is about YOU in the application, the interview, and the process.
     
  6. jakear_98

    jakear_98 New Member

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    yeah, I talked about it in my essay a little. I can go off of my inspiration gained from such members
     
  7. rocatlin

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    Basically what my son did for his Marine Option essay. You're on the right track with that.
     

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