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    ROTC Online?

    For many schools that haven't already, including mine, the school may go fully online again to prevent the spread of COVID-19. If you have a positive test, you are not allowed to attend. If this is the case, how will ROTC be conducted? How are some schools that will be fully online this...
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    Stipend Information

    Let's get this answered. If you're contracting day 1, you will receive your stipend for September-April and half of May. Your book stipend completely depends. For some kids in our detachment it came in just a couple of weeks. For others it took a month or two. If you contract in October, you...
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    Summer Physical Conditioning Question

    Thank you all for your input! After doing speed intervals this summer, my two-mile time is about 12:48.
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    Summer Physical Conditioning Question

    I will be a freshman this fall in ROTC and I want to be prepared physically for all that will be required of me (not only the APFT). I did a mock APFT the other day and maxed both my sit-ups and push-ups, but I only scored like a 67ish on the 2-mile (obviously room for improvement). I've never...
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    How do tuition payments work with my AROTC scholarship?

    From all that I've heard, I don't receive any funds from the army until after my first semester of school? How does this work with a four-year AROTC scholarship? Does the Army back pay that first semester? Will my parents have to cover the first semester out of pocket (at least initially before...
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    Defer AFROTC Scholarship for One Year?

    Thanks for your input. I spent a lot of time on the phone today. I called multiple detachments and had an old (unfinished) application to the University of Portland expedited. I was accepted officially today and got a nice scholarship from the school which will help pay whatever difference I...
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    Defer AFROTC Scholarship for One Year?

    Here is my situation: I was awarded a four-year Army ROTC scholarship and am all squared away to attend Baylor University in the fall... BUT I have not yet been medically cleared through DODMERB. I am expecting to be cleared (they are only reviewing a laparoscopic appendectomy I had in February...
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    AFROTC: Multiple Questions

    Thank you for taking the time to give me that in-depth response! I will follow your advice; I have already accepted the ARMY scholarship and pursued that route. I am all set to attend Baylor University if my final medical waiver is granted. I'm not taking anything for granted, but great to hear...
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    Apply Summer After Senior Year and Take Gap Year?

    Thank you both for your input. I will pass that message along.
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    AFROTC: Multiple Questions

    1. I was offered a four-year type 7 scholarship for AFROTC. I was just cleared medically for air force. I also received a four-year AROTC scholarship, which is my first choice, but I have still not been medically cleared. I have already accepted that scholarship. Can I accept the AFROTC...
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    Apply Summer After Senior Year and Take Gap Year?

    I was very fortunate to receive a four-year ROTC scholarship this spring and I will be attending Baylor University in the Fall. I was talking with one of my buddies about the application process, and now he is interested in applying for a scholarship. He is now a senior in high school and plans...
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    Letter of Intent (Scholarship Acceptance) Question

    Thank you, all. I just checked the portal, and my status was changed to Offer Accepted.
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    Letter of Intent (Scholarship Acceptance) Question

    In the fall, I put my top three schools in my application. When I was told that I was selected to be a scholarship recipient, I received a packet in the mail. I was instructed to choose between my top three schools and send in my decision.
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