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    NROTC Essay

    If someone could read over my essay and provide any feedback, that would be awesome! 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 lessons you have learned. (2500 characters) I am...
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    Hello all, this is my first post but I couldn't decide whether to study at usna or nortc. I want to be swo. So I asked for your advice
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    denied travel reimbursement

    DS flew from San Diego to Georgia for a few weeks before he reported to Norwich U so he flew from San Diego to Orlando to Vermont. He was denied travel reimbursement because his flight had to be direct from San Diego to his school. Is there anyway around that like an average flight travel...
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    NROTC RL Service Assignment

    Hello all, I am currently a 3rd year student in the NROTC program and I will be submitting my service assignment package in about one year. Has anyone here had any experience with attempting to be assigned to a Restricted Line (RL) designator? It's no secret that most NROTC accessions are...
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    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...
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    NROTC Scholarship and Reapplication to USNA

    Hello, I have a question regarding the reapplication process to USNA and the acceptance of an NROTC scholarship. I am currently applying to the Naval Academy for the class of 2024. If I don't get an appointment, my plan B is to apply for a 4-year NROTC scholarship and reapply to the Naval...
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    Swearing In

    So, kind of a dumb question, but I'm swearing into my unit on a two-year Navy Advanced Standing contract and I was wondering, how many parents attend their college Junior's swearing-in to the Midshipman Battallion? Is it weird if my parents come?
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    Initial PFT

    Howdy y’all I know that to activate the Marine option scholarship at the start of freshman year we must pass a PFT. Does it need to be a 1st class score?
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    Trouble emailing NROTC recruiter

    I have been having trouble emailing with my recruiter. My recruiter stated that an email would be sent along with many attachments and due to the content included in the email it often gets placed in a persons spam or trash folders. He recommended that I decrease my security settings on my email...
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    What to Expect

    I just picked up a two-year Advanced Standing contract with the Navy ROTC, what can I expect to happen next, or timelines related to things such as DoDMERB? The only thing I know so far is to report to my unit when I return to school to sign some papers, as my CO said over the phone. Thank you...
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    Any tips on what I should work to improve on?

    GPA - 3.9/4.33 (Taken or will take "hard" AP's before graduation such as Chem, Physics 1, Physics C, Calculus, Psych, United States History, Environmental Science, Human Geography) Act - 33 super score (32 Math/English/Reading, 35 Science, 8 writing) Wrestling JV - 10th grade V- 11th, 12th...
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    NROTC Educational Delay?

    I’ve seen that Army ROTC and Air Force ROTC both have (very selective) educational delay programs set in place for cadets seeking out post-undergrad education specifically for Med and Law school— see...
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    NROTC Parents 2023

    Any parents interested in a closed FB group for our incoming 2023 class of NROTC students? I'd find that useful and will start if others would also find beneficial. If yes, send me a personal message here and I'll start one. Include your email address so I can send an invite.
  14. jcobbdawg

    Scholarship uniform stipend

    DS received the NROTC National Scholarship and I know he will get reimbursed for the uniform fee. He is attending Norwich which is a Corps of Cadet SMA. Will he be refunded the full costs of the uniform fee (roughly $2300) or just the portion of Navy uniforms he receives? TIA
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    Board Decisions

    I know that all scholarships are handled by a board at NSTC, headed by Admiral Bernacchi, but how are contracts (commissions without the tuition) handled? I've heard some say that the same board decides those as well, or that the board sees the number of applicants each year and issues the...
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    Reapplying to Academy after NROTC

    Hi, so I’m a second time applicant for USNA and have accepted a full NROTC scholarship for the 2019-2020 academic year. If I were to receive an appointment at USNA, will I have to repay my NROTC scholarship for the year I used it? I asked my USNA counselor and she said she BELIEVES I would have...
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    AFROTC 3 year scholarship chances

    Hi, right now I am a senior in high school, and unfortunately I wasn't chosen to receive either the nrotc or afrotc 4 year scholarship, but I still want to do one of them in college. At this point I am still on the fence about which branch to choose, they both appeal to me for different reasons...
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    Recommendation Letters

    I am in the process of applying for the MO NROTC scholarship. On the page where you are supposed to list your references it only asks for the email, address, and phone of the person. Am I to assume that once I submit my application the system will email or call the people listed or is there...
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    NROTC Scholarship Failure

    I just got my rejection letter in the mail. At the time of applying I was valedictorian of my highschool class with a 3.98/4.0 GPA, 1280 SAT, 30 ACT. I am in Varsity sports for two years and am in many clubs with many leadership positions. I thought my interview went well and my PT is slightly...
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    In Reg Tattoo

    Hi all For my 18th birthday I am considering getting a small US Flag tattoo on my ribcage. I checked current Marine and NROTC policies and the tattoo is in regs. Does anyone know if I need to notify NROTC about tattoos that are within regulations? My OSO doesn’t seem to check his email and I’m...