MOC while in college?

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  1. AVT

    AVT USAFA 2015

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    If I don't get accepted to a Service Academy this year and reapply from a college from a different state, will I have new MOCs because of the location of my college?
     
  2. Christcorp

    Christcorp Member

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    Your MOC (MEMBER OF CONGRESS) is where you are a Legal Resident of. If you are a legal resident of 1313 Mockingbird Lane; Phoenix Arizona, and your MOCs are Representative Mo, Senator Larry, and Senator Curly; and you go off to Princeton to College; UNLESS you change your legal resident to New Jersey, your MOCs are Still Mo, Larry, and Curly.
     
  3. aglages

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    Wow! What are the chances that we have the same MOCs....Mo..Larry....and Curly?:cool:
     
  4. usna1985

    usna1985 USNA Alumnus

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    The above poster is correct. Your legal residence is based on: (1) where you own/rent property, (2) where you are registered to vote, (3) where your car is titled, and (4) where you pay taxes.

    Most college students don't change their legal residence. In that case, your MOC doesn't change. If your parents claim you as a dependent on their taxes, chances are that your legal residence is where your parents reside.

    IF you happen to attend college in ND, SD, WY, etc., it may make sense to establish residency there. However, there can be tax and other consequences to you and/or your parents if you do so. Thus, consider carefully if you can do it and, overall, if it is wise.
     

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