Marine Corps Option .... App Done ... now?

Discussion in 'ROTC' started by NDROTCDad92, Oct 3, 2017.

  1. NDROTCDad92

    NDROTCDad92 Member

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    My son just completed all requirements for the first board....his qualifications are:

    1. 4.0 GPA in advanced classes, AP. Etc...
    2. All Detroit Catholic League in BB, and Captain
    3. 2 time State Champion in Golf, and Captain
    4. 3 time All Detroit Catholic League in Golf
    5. Honorable Mention All-State Golf
    6. National Honor Society , VP
    7. Student mentor program leader
    8. 100s of service hours
    9. 29 ACT
    10. 285 PFT
    11. Military family

    So, he was just told by the local OSO that he is a TOP candidate for the scholarship and his hopes are sky high. I attempted to temper them, but my question is can you make your app better if new things come up to add. Also, he has an opportunity to do a weekend with an artillery battalion at Camp Pendleton through a former classmate.....can this help?

    Thanks all!
     
  2. USMCGrunt

    USMCGrunt 5-Year Member

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    NDROTCDad92: a weekend with an artillery battalion at Camp Pendleton won't help his application but will hopefully help cement his interest. Perhaps he will see my DS who is a HIMARS Platoon Commander in 5/11.

    I don't think he can really update his file once it gets sent off - or better said, not sure if it would be necessary unless he retook ACT and moved the needle a lot.

    Does the "ND" in your moniker stand for Notre Dame? I was NROTC class of '81.
     
  3. NDROTCDad92

    NDROTCDad92 Member

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    Yes. NROTC 92!
     
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