School doesn't give varsity letters?

Discussion in 'ROTC' started by rotcapplicant, Jan 22, 2009.

  1. rotcapplicant

    rotcapplicant 5-Year Member

    Jan 5, 2009
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    I see how much weight varsity letters have in helping you get the Army ROTC scholarship....

    the problem is, no one on my team has gotten a varsity letter. Besides captains, no one gets handed out any "letters". However, I play first line on varsity hockey, and play a large part in my team....should I mention this in additional remarks?

    Up to this point I haven't even heard of varsity letters. :eek:
  2. bruno

    bruno 5-Year Member Retired Staff Member

    Feb 2, 2008
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    Why don't you talk with your coaches- I would think that they would know what the criteria for lettering is at other schools and if you meet that I would in good conscience say that you can stick it on the form as having done so- as obviously the intent is to ascertain your athletic accomplishments not to quibble oer what your school calls something. (A rose by any other name- is still a rose) What I would caution you against would be to claim that and then have your coach disagree with your personal assessment of your athletic career.

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