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  1. Momintexas

    Momintexas New Member

    Sep 11, 2013
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    My son is a senior in hs and wants a military focused college life. He wants to attend a SMS but does not have the grades to get in just yet so we're looking into JMC for a year to get his grades up then reapply to a SMS. The other option is to attend a college with a strong ROTC program but so far the programs at schools he can get into are small (15 - 20 people). We live in Texas but can also go out of state. He's not 100% sure if he wants to ultimately commission or not - he needs to experience ROTC/Core first. Right now our focus is on NMMI and UNG. Does anyone have any insight or opinions on this?
  2. hornetguy

    hornetguy 10-Year Member

    Jun 9, 2006
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    My USAFA sponsor mom went through NMMI back in the early 90s. My high school classmate went through it in 2006-2007. Most of the people I knew that did NMMI were 1) sponsored through the Falcon Foundation and 2) seemed to enjoy/deal it just fine.

    IIRC, a NMMI representative is on the forums.

    There's already a thread on this: http://www.serviceacademyforums.com/showthread.php?t=32336&highlight=NMMI
    NMMI Prep Director: http://www.serviceacademyforums.com/member.php?u=7442

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