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    Do nominations help with ROTC Scholarships?

    Hello, I am currently applying to the USMA and therefore applying to all my congressional nomination sources. I am also starting to look into ROTC as another source of commissioning in case I don't receive an appointment. If I were to receive a nomination, would this have any weight towards...
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    How is/are the culture/people in the Army?

    I am interested in doing Army ROTC (In part because my partial color blindness narrows my options), but I have heard some very negative things about the Army and the people in it. I have heard that they tend to be not only less intelligent but also are worse people that one wouldn't want to...
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    I have "mild" red/green color blindness; How does this limit my options for ROTC?

    I am interested in doing ROTC, but I am concerned about my "mild" red-green color blindness. My diagnosis of "mild" red-green color blindess came from an online test, not an official examination. My first choice would be Navy, but I am willing to do ROTC for any branch of the military. I have...
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    Will I get an Army ROTC Scholarship?

    Hey Everyone, I am a rising senior in high school, and I was hoping you all could give me some insight into my chances of being offered an Army ROTC Scholarship. I scored 1410 on the SAT (I plan to retake it in September. I have been scoring 1450 or so on practice tests), I have a 3.82...
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    How will ROTC work with coronavirus and quarantine?

    Since I am possibly going to be doing AROTC this upcoming year, I can’t help but wonder what it’s like considering quarantine and covid-19. Is it still just the classes but online and pft by yourself at home?
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    Talking to multiple PMS?

    I’m an AROTC scholarship applicant and I have already submitted my PMS interview. However, I would like to get in touch with other PMS at my top schools in order for me to get to know their program and, more importantly, for them to get to know me. Is this something applicants do, or would I be...
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    ACFT at Camp 2020?

    My MSG just told our MSIII class that the PT test for OML record at camp this coming summer will be the ACFT. This is the first time I am hearing this information. Has anyone heard anything on this?
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    The "Typical Week" Essay for the Army ROTC Scholarship

    Question 2 is this: "State below in the space provided how you spend your time in a typical week during the school year. For Example, how many extra hours do you spend: at school, doing homework, engaged in athletic activities, engaged in extracurricular activities (i.e. clubs), engaged in...
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    Asthma Waiver AROTC

    Figured I'd make a post detailing my waiver process to help anyone out there going through the same thing. I was diagnosed with asthma as a toddler and had inhalers prescribed up until I was 16. I never used the inhalers past my 10th birthday but they were still prescribed as a precaution. I...
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    Chances for Army ROTC Scholarship?

    Thanks for taking the time to look through this. I haven’t done my fitness assessment yet but the numbers on here are my estimates for when I do it. Everything else is up to date. GPA (unweighted): 4.0 GPA (weighted): 5.56 ACT: 36 (with a 36 in all four sections, not sure if that matters in...
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    ADSO and Branch Detail

    1) I know that with an ADSO you sign up for additional service to help get the branch you want. What are the best branches to ADSO for if you're an average cadet? 2) I know that Branch Detail also gets you your preferred branch in exchange for serving in another branch. What branches can you...
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    Is it more competitive to get a 4 year scholarship (AROTC) at Texas A&M than say a regular non SMC

    Is it more competitive to get a 4 year scholarship (AROTC) at Texas A&M than say a regular non SMC college?
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    Difficult Decision Between AROTC and NROTC MO

    Hello everyone, this past year I applied for both the Army ROTC Scholarship and the Marine Corps National Scholarship. I'll be attending Norwich University in the Fall. My original goal was to work for the Marine Corps National Scholarship only, but I was convinced by my parents that it'd be a...
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    ROTC Questions

    Hello everyone, I have a few questions regarding ROTC that I have been wondering. I'd be happy with any answer to any (or all) of the questions: 1. What does one do differently going in "non-contracted" as opposed to contract? 2. Does one just sign up for the two military science classes...
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    School Recommendations for AROTC GTG ADO desiring Aviation

    I’m currently in the Army and have 2 years of college done. I’m looking to do Green to Gold (ADO) starting the fall semester of 2020. My immediate desire is to Branch Aviation, which I know most likely means I’d fly rotor wing, but my long term goal is to fly for FedEx. In order to best set...
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    Army rotc Dodmerb same as Airforce rotc?

    I’m in Airforce rotc and the Dodmerb dqd me even with waiver now in rebuttal process does anyone know if I might be able to get into army rotc or are they both the same when it comes to this?
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    Will I qualify for a scharship?

    Hi Everyone, I'm in Army ROTC and just had my PT test this morning, and got a 257/300. My GPA is currently a 2.72. Will these stats be sufficient enough to qualify me for a scholarship? Im a second semester sophomore, MS1 cadet and Biology major. If I dont qualify this semester, would I be...
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    Turn AROTC 3yr AD Scholarship into a 4yr at Montana State

    Hello All I am happy to announce that Montana State University in Bozeman, MT, is providing a great opportunity to turn your National 3year AD into a 4 year scholarship. Where you normally would have to pay your freshman tuition before your 3yr AD scholarship kicks in your sophomore year...
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    Army ROTC SMP

    I am currently a MS1 on scholarship and am very interested in the SMP program. I tried talking to guard recruiters, but did not get a definite answer on what the eligibility was to join. I do not want the GRFD money because I hope to go active duty when I commission, but I really want hands-on...
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    ROTC Physical Fitness Assessment

    I got 54 pushups 47 curl ups 7:30 mile time As a male should I take it again? I completed this test within the much more difficult service academy CFA, so I was a little tired out and my scores aren't as good as they could be, but I don't want to take it again if it's not worth it. My SAT is...
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