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    So after your service in the army...

    So I'm thinking about applying to USMA in the near future and have plans laid out after the four years and after the mandatory service period (assuming I made it it USMA and whatnot), and I was thinking, 5-8 years in active duty, is a pretty large chunk out of your life. You just spent 4 years...
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    AFROTC vs NROTC

    Hello all, I'm currently preparing to attend NSI and do NROTC at Boston College, but was also awarded an AFROTC foreign language major Type 2 scholarship, so ~60k a year for three years with a tuition of ~200k. Obviously, the Navy makes more sense financially (full tuition all 4 years), and I...
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    Service Academy vs state university - any regrets from grads?

    Hi. My son is considering pursuing a nomination to one of the academies, and I believe he has a good possibility of receiving it. However, as a parent I have a question. I wonder if my son will later wish he had a more stereotypical college experience and if he will will have regrets or...
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