Hey everyone, first post here and glad I found this forum I'm a 19 year old Sophomore non tech (kinesiology) major attending San Diego state University. I unfortunately gained a late interest joining afrotc and have made my decision to join in the middle of last semester . Since I am a fairly late (250) cadet I was wondering if there is any tips anyone can give me to kind of 'catch up' with the 200's and everyone else in terms of classroom subjects, courtesies, or anything else anyone can think of. I am fairly late but willing to do whatever it takes to fit in and succeed. I've spoken to the cadre already regarding my chances of receiving an EA and a spot for field training this late and he has told me as long as I stay academically successful, stay out of trouble and do great on my Physical Fitness Tests gaining a spot for FT training should not be a problem. Although he did say staying an extra year would of course be the easiest and most safest route. I am the first in my extended family to start my journey of commissioning if that changes anything. On our detachment website it says we have an average of a 98% passing rate which sounds awesome. My stats: 3.49 GPA 1470 SAT 95 PFA (my own self assessment before orientation) I'm pretty sure I'd be able to max the PFT by the time the test comes. What do you all think? Should I extend a year of college to better my chances? Is there discrepancies between our detachments pass rate and national report? Should I study anything in advanced so I am prepared? I know this post is a little too broad in terms of what I'm asking for but any comments or suggestions would be greatly appreciated. I'm very nervous in terms of if I should register as a 100 or 250 during orientation next Thursday and I'm hoping you all can help with that. Thank you all for your time.