The only rivalry my DS experienced was between branches.
AFROTC even allowed him to utilize his USAFA ALO interview for their scholarship.
@Dckc88 Thank you for such an informative response. This is very helpful.
How does the OML reconcile the GPA of a cadet studying rocket science at an elite university versus the GPA of a cadet studying basket weaving at...
70 days last year.
I wish there was a standardized scholarship application that covered all SAs and ROTC programs.
It really is ridiculous to harass all these busy...
Great point. Don't assume everyone's ultimate goal is USNA over NROTC.
There are plenty of ROTC scholarship winners who turn down SA appointments...
That's unfortunate. DS was really looking forward to participating CULP.
I think you will get more out of it going a year early.
By the time my DS attended his all his applications were already submitted. It was still...
Last year DS changed his preference on his NJ Senatorial nomination application after it was submitted. It was definitely before the interview...
DS worked in the summer as a lifeguard at a state beach.
I think definitely added to his resume. It is a lot of responsibility for a teenager.
All of this can be so confusing.
In DS's case, he chose the most expensive option paying room and board with a four year ROTC scholarship....
When was your last inhaler prescribed?
DS hadn't used his either but the automatic refill proved problematic.
I know attending the recruitment programs at the various academies provided DS insight into each branch.
If he didn't apply to multiple academies...
What about the Coast Guard?
They have ships (boats?), planes, and an academy.
Best of luck tomorrow to my two cyber buddies @ders_dad and the outspoken @A1Janitor. Your sons will make the US Navy even more impressive.
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