1. K

    Applying to ROTC in Freshman Year

    I'm currently a freshman in college and I'm considering joining either AROTC or AFROTC with a scholarship, but I'm wondering about the likelihood of getting in, things I should be aware of, as well as any differences between ROTC and service academies aside from the setting at typical colleges...
  2. J

    Daughter asked to complete DODMERB in first month of college/AFROTC

    Daughter is in AFROTC in freshman year of college. Was in JROTC in HS. Has now been asked to do DODMERB. Any ideas why? Should she discuss this with instructors?
  3. A

    Applying to West Point as a college freshman.

    I am currently a freshman in college. I want to apply to West Point but I am not sure about the process as a college student. I understand that it is similar in that I will apply to be a first-year but how will I undergo the process of application to West Point? I am in my school's rotc...
  4. S


    Hello all, I am currently a freshman and re-applicant to USNA attending a 4 year university in California and I am enrolled in our school's NROTC program. I have molded my schedule around what a plebe at USNA might take, including Calculus, Chemistry (with lab), and an English Comp. class and...
  5. R

    Buying a Backpack

    I am a current Senior in high school, and next year I will be attending the Air Force Academy. I was wondering if I need to buy a backpack for the school year, or if I will be issued one once I start classes? Thanks!
  6. B

    4/C NROTC Midshipman Looking for Government Internship

    Hi Forum, I guess its been a while since I have posted, but I just wanted to ask: Does anyone know a Naval ROTC midshipman who has pursued an internship in a government agency (DIA, NSA, NGA, NRO, CIA) in the summer after their freshman year. I certainly plan on attending CORTRAMID and I hope...
  7. T

    How to Prepare for AROTC?

    Hi guys! I'm a female, non scholarship cadet, entering into my freshman year at Rhodes College. I am working on the APFT with my JROTC Army Instructor (AI), so I am making sure my pushups and situps are up to standard with him. For my first APFT I am shooting for anywhere in the 220 range (if...
  8. H

    Hazing (or lack thereof) at SMC’s...?

    DS was awarded an Immediate Scholarship Reservation (ISR) NROTC Scholarship. He hasn’t been placed yet, but listed on his application and has been accepted to VMI, Citadel, and Norwich. He got a bit spooked very recently, though, reading some stories about hazing problems at some of the SMCs...
  9. J

    Rejoining AROTC

    I received a 3 year AD high school scholarship this last fall and started taking classes in the fall. After a few weeks of school I made the decision to drop out of the AROTC program at my school for personal reasons. Now that the second semester is starting I’m now regretting my decision to...
  10. ElectedTuna

    How to Improve Chances for Air Force Academy

    Hello, I'm a high school grad of 2016 planning on applying to the Air Force Academy for the class of 2021 and was curious how to improve my application. I'm aware that I can't just improve my chances in a matter of weeks, but I'm curious about ways to improve my application immediately and ways...
  11. L

    Advice For Class of 2021 Application

    Hello, This is my first time posting on this forum so excuse me if I am negligent toward any particular nuance when creating new threads. I failed to get into WP class of 2020, or even receive my second step kit, due to my SAT score in math, and as an incoming freshmen to my local University I...
  12. farewelltoforeignshores24

    Scheduling for Freshman Year

    It's the future candidate again, and it's finally time to schedule classes for my freshman year. This might be a long post, but I'd enjoy some opinions. My school offers three diploma types, other than the Indiana General Degree, which is pretty low... 36 credits I think. I have decided to take...