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    NROTC ISR Questions

    I am a little confused about the basis of the ISR. I completed my NROTC application and my recruiter sent me papers for the ISR. I filled them out and sent them in for processing. Typically, from what I have heard is that anyone offered this usually gets the scholarship, is this true? Also, I...
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    No decision

    So my friend just received the scholarship, we both turned our scholarships in around the same time. Is it possible that I might not receive a 4 year, or should I just wait it out?
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    Can someone explain to me how this program works, also is it possible to graduate in 4 years instead of the 5. And would it be possible to stay at home, since I only live 5 minutes away from the school?
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    A few DODMERB questions

    I have finished my exams, yet I have a few lingering issues that I want to get resolved as quickly as possible. I am applying to USNA and NROTC. First, in the events section of my DODMERB-DMACS form, will my eye exam results be shown? I took it way before my whole body exam, yet it does not show...
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    NROTC dates?

    Hey everyone, I have a couple of questions about the NROTC scholarship dates. I submitted my application in early December and haven't heard anything back. My portal says everything is processed so I'm guessing it's just a waiting game now. Does anyone know when the board dates are and how...
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    Why do so many Marines graduate from the Citadel?

    Exactly as the title says. What makes the Citadel, compared to the other SMAs or ROTC programs, so appealing to Marine prospects? If you're a Marine officer who graduated from the Citadel, did you notice a large amount of your peers (who weren't in any Marine-specific classes) also going into...
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    NROTC PRT Question?

    I am going to start my application process soon and I had a quick question. Overall, how important is this to your application. I looked at the scoring sheet and I am a little confused if it is a pass/fail type of thing or not?
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    NROTC 4 year vs 3 year odds?

    Hi again, I am currently a high school junior who is going to apply for the nrotc scholarship. I’ve read last year that they decreased the amount of 4 year scholarhships. Is this true? I am only asking because I don’t come from a wealthy family and these out of school states would cost way to...
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    NROTC HS Class of 2022 questions

    Hi, I am currently a junior in high school and had a few questions to people who have received nrotc scholarships in the past. 1. When should I first reach out to my recruiter? 2. Is there a benefit to applying earlier, let’s say in the summer, vs in the winter? 3. How do you coordinate...
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    NROTC Essay Analysis

    Does anyone mind reading over my NROTC application essay and giving me any advice? Whether it be grammatical or content related. Thanks! Discuss your reasons for wanting to become a Naval Officer. Specifically comment on leadership positions you've held, the challenges you have faced and the...
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    2.0 at USNA vs 2.5 NROTC

    Why does Big Navy have different GPA requirements for NROTC mids and navy mids? NROTC mids take the same classes and often have worse professors. Is there logic behind this?
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    NROTC Scholarship Chances???

    Hi everyone, bear with me, it's my first time here. I'm currently a high school junior, and I'm considering applying for the NROTC scholarship next year. (I'm also a girl and a minority, don't know if that would help or hurt, so let me know). I was also considering applying to USNA, but then I...
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    NROTC OI Questions (Same Answers allowed?)

    Hey everyone, as you can probably infer from the title, I'm curious, would it look negative on ourselves if we give the same answers as our last officer interview? For context: I am reapplying for the national scholarship, and I already did an officer interview this past January (Pre-Covid, the...
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    NROTC Marine Option Interview

    I am going in to meet with a Marine Staff Sergeant in regards to my pursuit of an NROTC Marine Option Scholarship. I only got the ball rolling on this process a few days ago and have not started an official application yet, the SSgt said I would be able to do that once we met. Has anyone had a...
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    Joining NROTC as a Sophomore

    Hey everyone, I'm reapplying for the NROTC National Scholarship for the San Diego Unit, and if that doesn't work out I plan to join as a College Programmer. Does anyone have any experience joining a Unit a year or two later? What kind of effects does it have on you as a MIDN? Are you really far...
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    NROTC Fitness Test Help ASAP

    Hi, I am taking my fitness test for NROTC scholarship tomorrow and am concerned I have the wrong form. When on the website the fitness test instructions state I run a 1.5 mi. But the score sheet only has slot for 1mi. Am I looking at the right thing? Idk if it’s the correct sheet and which is...
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    Transferring to NROTC School from CC possible?

    Hello everyone, I am currently enrolled for the Fall Semester 2020 at my local community college and was wondering if it was possible/if anyone has gone to ROTC after one semester or year from community college. My main concern is that transferring to an NROTC school even if I got the...
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    PFT Date, Interview, and overall NROTC MO Scholarship

    I got an email this morning regarding the NROTC MO Scholarship application from the Executive Officer for my state. I was informed that my official PFT date is set for October 3rd, “followed by a professional interview.” I have a few questions regarding the PFT and interview: - Because of...
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    NROTC - Marines - Ambitious Academic Plans - LIFE Questions

    Good evening, Everyone. Hope all of you are staying safe through COVID. In my prior posts, I've been asking questions about MOS's and all sorts of big ambitious ideas / plans that are YEARS down the road for someone who is just starting college in August. However, I was sitting around my house...
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    NROTC Application Essays

    Hello! I’m applying for the NROTC scholarship and I need some help on my essays for the volunteer work, sports, and work experience. I’m having trouble thinking of enough stuff to write and how to word it to make it sound the best. If anyone can help me, I would greatly appreciate it...