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    Air Force ROTC Scholarships / Admissions - AMA

    @unkown1961 . The reason for non military medical route would be he would have interest in medical scientist i.e. MD/PhD and the civilian world is more geared toward that as opposed to the military. Also training for medical career within the military significantly increase service commitment...
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    How binding is an AFROTC scholarship?

    @franknd ..I believe if he went medical he would want to persue it from an academic standpoint in a research MD/PhD role at a major research center.. that is the rationale.
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    How binding is an AFROTC scholarship?

    @AROTC-dad thank you for that advice. That's the type of input and opinion I was hoping for...on either side of the argument..but that is exactly what I was hoping for
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    Air Force ROTC Scholarships / Admissions - AMA

    Can I ask for opinions and advice from members. My son was fortunate to be awarded an AFROTC scholarship. Also was accepted to his top school choice. He is unsure right now about a career in medicine vs a data science degree and eventually into finance/tech. If he would decide on a medical...
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    How binding is an AFROTC scholarship?

    Can I ask for opinions and advice from members. My son was fortunate to be awarded an AFROTC scholarship. Also was accepted to his top school choice. He is unsure right now about a career in medicine vs a data science degree and eventually into finance/tech. If he would decide on a medical...
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    AFROTC Type 2 and 7 scholarships upgraded to Type 1 for ivy league

    I would say from first hand experience ..YES it makes a difference.. . Definitely tell them at the cadre of the school. My son already had a Type 1 scholarship prior to this upgrade For anonymity I wont be specific but my son was accepted early action to one of the big 3 (Harvard, Yale...
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    DODMETS website broken?

    My son had same issue, had to actually call (don't email Dodmerb) and they fixed it for him in 5 minutes. So pick up phone it's quickest way.
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    Air Force ROTC Scholarships / Admissions - AMA

    Perhaps others can give reccs on resources or prep items, as I am no expert in this area. Our son was fortunate to have been offered a Type 1 award after the first board. We are not a military family so we had no background in this area. That said what I can offer is what I told him..." Don't...
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    Air Force ROTC Scholarships / Admissions - AMA

    I did not find solution. My son had a conversation with one of the officers at his target school amongst other things he did mention the technical issue with the site and asked for direction. He was told to call someone at Dodmerb and report it and they would be ones to help. I am not sure if...
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    Air Force ROTC Scholarships / Admissions - AMA

    Has anyone encountered an issue or glitch when using the site to set up DoDmerb exam? After receiving scholarship son began this process. Completed the extensive health questionnaire however at end asks to esign but each time when attempting it states can not esign until all questions answered...
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    Air Force ROTC Scholarships / Admissions - AMA

    I do not use reddit.
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    Air Force ROTC Scholarships / Admissions - AMA

    @AROTCPMS I can't seem to find the private message function in here, perhaps I am to infrequent a user to have earned such a function? Anyway, I would be glad to share a profile of our sons stats if you would like to PM me. I don't feel it's overly beneficial to put that in the public forum like...
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    Air Force ROTC Scholarships / Admissions - AMA

    Our son today received notification of being awarded a Type 1. We are excited for him. He has worked hard. Now we need to await acceptance to his first ranked college choice. Is anyone aware of or had experience with schools that match room and board to type 1 recipients? Or perhaps how such...
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    Air Force ROTC Scholarships / Admissions - AMA

    Any comment or advice from admission advisor in regards to students whose aspiration it is to pursue medical school in the civilian sector. Would you advice ROTC scholarship path in undergrad is proper or would there be a better pathway to achieve both serving country for a time and still...
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