USNA, PLC

Discussion in 'Naval Academy - USNA' started by usmc91, Aug 20, 2013.

  1. usmc91

    usmc91 New Member

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    Quick question, hopefully someone can answer.

    I am a re-applicant for USNA in addition to applying for the Marine Corps PLC Program. If accepted into PLC, how long do you have to decide whether or not to accept an enrollment into the program? I am only asking this because if I am lucky enough to get into USNA on the second try, I would not hesitate to accept the appointment. However, I will most likely find out far after about an appointment to USNA either way. But I do not want to accept the PLC slot then have to get into conflict because I want to accept the appointment. Just trying to plan for a best case scenario. I'm hesitant to ask my OSO because I do not want it to seem as if PLC is a backseat option and that I would be taking away a spot from someone who truly just wants PLC. I've given 110% effort to both applications thus far. Any help would be highly appreciated. Just trying to gain knowledge in order to make an educated decision. Thanks.
     
  2. USMCGrunt

    USMCGrunt Member

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    Rather than going to the OSO, why not call the USNA admissions office and inquire with them? They probably have more experience in that circumstance than the OSO would anyway (given the sheer numbers of admissions they process)
     
  3. kinnem

    kinnem Moderator

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    +1 to USMCGrunt. I wouldn't expect any of this to be a problem and that an appointment to USNA would override any commitment you made to PLC. But the easiest way around your difficulty is to contact USNA admissions. They can confirm and it avoids leaving your OSO with the impressions you're worried about.

    EDIT: I'm assuming you're not applying to NROTC simply because you're currently at a college that doesn't have it and plan on staying there unless you get USNA. Certainly a valid plan. But if there is some other reason, perhaps you should rethink and apply to NROTC as well?
     
  4. usmc91

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    Correct, my school doesn't have NROTC. Thank you both for the assistance. I'll be calling the admissions office tomorrow about this.
     

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