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Discussion in 'Community Information and Feedback' started by Pima, Jun 2, 2015.

  1. Pima

    Pima Parent

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    Is there a way you can create a forum for HS students that are too young to apply, but want to start researching? Similar to the Nomination/DoDMERB forum.

    Many of the SA/ROTC forums now have posters that are very young (13 yrs old) asking questions about academic advice on every forum.

    I get their desires, I do. However, I also believe that if posters (parents and children) have a forum they can post on will be more beneficial to them while not flooding every other forum. They are the same....too young to apply, but the same goal.

    Just a suggestion. Be honest, how many threads are created saying I am 14, and always dreamed of attending an SA, should I take X or Y class?
    ~ It actually may take lurkers to active posters.

    JMPO and there is a circular filing cabinet to throw this idea in, I am not offended if it is placed in that filing cabinet.

    FWIW, I think www.collegeconfidential.com lost members to you because your site is more in-tuned to the unique path any SA/ROTC candidate endures. They lost members impo because they didn't get it.
     
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    Our family missed many opportunities to make our package look good because we started so late.

    This really starts about 8th grade if you have that luxury.
     
  3. MedB

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    Interesting idea, Pima.

    To take it a step further... If the focus on early prep (ie classes and activities from X to Y grades) was clearly stated and moderated, it could certainly be pretty valuable for folks.

    Just might want to make sure it doesn't go sideways into the ridiculous... I'm 13 and want to be a General in the Army. Should I go to college or just practice being a better sniper?
     
  4. Pima

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    I agree that it could go sideways if it is not moderated.
     

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