1. DomerDad

    OPA Calculation - USAFA

    How is OPA calculated? According to, "Overall Performance Average. Determines graduation order of merit. OPA is the weighted combination of 60% GPA, 30% MPA and 10% PEA (Physical Education Average)". GPA is straightforward, but how are MPA and PEA determined? There is an app that...
  2. M

    Army PFT and ROTC Eligibility

    Hello, I took the PFT last week and scored 14 pushups, 27 sit-ups, and the run time was between 8:30-9 min. I'm aware my pushups could've been way better, I fractured my forearm two years ago and it didn't heal correctly which strains my arm during pushups. I'm still actively working on doing...
  3. tpaine7

    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...
  4. tpaine7

    Marine Corps PFT Training/Fall Sports

    Many of y’all have seen me on here before, rising senior, applied for the NROTC MO scholarship, etc. What I found out regarding my states fall sports plan is a bit unsettling. I’m on the varsity football squad, but learned that the season has been suspended indefinitely with all other sports...
  5. F

    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?
  6. X

    ROTC Scholarship Megathread

    Hey, everyone. Since the Army ROTC scholarship is set to release results from the 2nd board around February 1st, I was thinking about doing an ROTC scholarship megathread for all branches. This way, all of the seniors applying for the ROTC scholarship can relay potentially helpful information...
  7. flyblu


    So, I have been working out regularly for a few years. This year I did the most in physical area... Last month I began running 1.5 mile every other day and the days in between are for sit-ups/push ups. Push ups and sit ups are my weaknesses. I am also underweight for my height. I was wondering...
  8. D


    Already completed online application as well as the officer interview for NROTC-MO scholarship but I’m just looking to see if anyone knows the general PFT score range for the four year recipients. Took the PFT four times, improving each time, and on my last one scored a 246. Breakdown: 14...
  9. NetGAIN

    Women's fitness scores

    I'm a senior in high school and I took the AFROTC fitness test a few days ago. My scores were as follows: 42 - 1 min pushups 31 - 1 min sit-ups 13:39 - 1.5 mile time Is this good? I'm done with trying the 1.5 mile but I'd love some pointers on how to get my 8:25 mile time to 7:30 within a month...
  10. B

    PFT Preparation

    Hello all, I am an incoming freshman into a university on scholarship from NROTC. As August is approaching, I am physically preparing myself for the PFT, and am looking for the best way to do so. The minimum required scores for me are: Curl ups - 62 Push ups - 24 1.5 mile - 13 mins 30 secs At...
  11. J

    Is a 265 PFT competitive for NROTC Marine Option

    I scored a 265 on my first PFT. 17 pull-ups 76 crunches (I kicking myself for thinking crunches would be a guaranteed 100) 18:55 run Does this put me in the competitive range for a 4 year NROTC Marine Option scholarship. I'll definitely do better the next time I take it because I had a cold...
  12. J

    NROTC Marine option chances

    Here's my resigme 285 pft 30 ACT 4.0 gpa weighted 3.25 gpa unweighted 16 honors classes and 3 APs 1 year of JV hockey and 3 years varsity 1 year of freshman lacrosse 3 varsity letters Level 3 USA hockey referee (this is a high level) I volunteer to mentor new referees and teach them how to do...
  13. A

    Care to Chance me for AFROTC Scholarship?

    Hello everybody. I'm a male junior in high school who is rather familiar with the AFROTC scholarship application process. I was wondering if anybody familiar with the tendencies of the boards in awarding scholarships by type would be willing to give me a general idea of the likelihood of...