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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...
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    NROTC in CA

    Howdy y’all, There are so many schools in California w NROTC (state with most from my perspective). How are the schools in CA with NROTC? Any input would be great! Which do you think are some of the best here?
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    Medical Waiver Question (Retained Hardware)

    Hello all, So obviously I know you all don’t have the whole picture of the situation, but I’ll try to detail it as best as I can. I’m in NROTC, about to commission at the end of the year. I’ve already had one DODMERB physical and been in perfect health. But this summer, I broke my arm...
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    More than 30 credits of Community College for application to USNA, or less for NROTC application?

    Hello. Sorry if this has already been posted before, but when I looked, I didn't find anything that answers my question. I will be a Junior this coming fall, and in addition to applying for the Naval Academy, I also plan to apply for NROTC. In sophomore year alone, I earned 17 credits worth of...
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    When applying for NROTC, do you apply to the college through NROTC or are they separate?

    For those that have also applied for NROTC, do you apply to the college and NROTC separately? Or do you apply for the college through NROTC? Does the application process also have what's the equivalent of a BGO?
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    Medical Waiver for NROTC College Program

    Hello, When I was applying for the USNA, DoDMERB deemed me medically disqualified but said I may be eligible for a medical waiver. Because I was not offered appointment to USNA this year, they did not proceed to review my medical history. So, I was wondering how I could obtain a medical waiver...
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    AFROTC/NROTC - Careers out of Electrical Engineering

    I've searched this forum and found a lot of incredibly helpful peers and intuitive lines of questioning so I figured I'd shoot my own, Thank you for your time and consideration. I am currently 26 and enrolled at a local college, in order to transfer to one of my state colleges for Electrical...
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    NROTC - Quit to Enlist & then come back to Officer

    Good evening everyone. This is a strange question but I'm curious what the community has to say. I'm an incoming 4/C Marine-Option in NROTC with a 35 ACT, 3.9 High School GPA, and both a 300 PFT & CFT. I THINK I love the idea of going straight into the officer corps, and I'm excited for my...
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    Howdy y’all, If I join AROTC in college, is it reasonable to still apply to my top choice of another SA branch? (Will this put me behind other applicants for USAFA/USNA? Will I still be able to get a nom from AROTC to USNA?) Thank you.
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    NROTC (Marine Corps v Navy)

    Howdy y’all, I was curious whether how the route one chooses for NROTC (Marine Corps v Navy v Navy Nurse) affects his/her ROTC experience in college... Does everybody in NROTC train together, participating in the same activities, regardless of which path in the navy ppl choose? Or do they...
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    PLC but I won't meet the age requirements?

    Hello everyone! I am currently a junior in high school and I have been planning my way to becoming a pilot for the USMC. Part of my plan involves going to PLC during college to get a guaranteed flight contract. I want to do PLC in my freshman and sophomore year rather than the 10 weeks for...
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    VMI NROTC Commissioning?

    I will be attending VMI this fall (or whenever COVID-19 finally lets up), and I am planning to pursue a commission in the Navy. However, I didn't pick up the 4-year scholarship. I am going in as a Tier 3 Major (History), and I don't want to force myself to pursue a Tier-1 Major because I know...
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    Under Waiver Review vs Under DoDMERB Review

    Hi! I applied to 3 academies and NROTC. I have a medical disqualification and received a waiver for both USNA and USAFA. NROTC is still pending—for weeks my status said “Under Waiver Review”. Just recently my status for NROTC has changed to “Under DoDMERB Review”. What is the difference between...