Army ROTC

5 Best Things You Can Do Now to Be Ready for ROTC in the Fall

The time between getting an ROTC scholarship and starting your program in the fall should be used productively to get off to a good start when you arrive on campus. Particularly for those with a three-year Army ROTC scholarship, preparing now and hitting the ground running once you start ROTC will impress your

5 Best Things You Can Do Now to Be Ready for ROTC in the Fall2021-04-12T13:00:53+00:00

Study Abroad and ROTC – Benefits of ROTC Scholarships

Cadets and midshipmen in ROTC benefit greatly from doing a study abroad during their time in ROTC. Studying abroad helps students learn new languages, appreciate other cultures, overcome challenges of living in another country, and gain a greater understanding of the world. These are all things that the military emphasizes given the likelihood

Study Abroad and ROTC – Benefits of ROTC Scholarships2021-03-29T18:56:45+00:00

Height and Weight Requirements for ROTC Scholarships: Know the Standards

If you are applying for an ROTC scholarship, a key element is making sure you meet height and weight requirements as you begin the application process. Non-scholarship cadets do not need to meet requirements, however if you are planning on winning a scholarship, you must meet height and weight requirements before you

Height and Weight Requirements for ROTC Scholarships: Know the Standards2021-03-24T18:08:49+00:00

Dental School and ROTC

ROTC is an excellent avenue to eventually become a dentist in the military. Learn more about dental school and ROTC below! An ROTC scholarship, combined with a dental school scholarship or loan forgiveness, can potentially mean zero out-of-pocket expenses after the conclusion of dental school. The routes are different for each military

Dental School and ROTC2021-03-22T20:59:50+00:00

ROTC Scholarship Contracts

The first time that many ROTC scholarship recipients view ROTC scholarship contracts is when they are on campus and ready to sign in order to receive scholarship benefits. That is probably too late to be fully informed of the obligations set forward by the Armed Services ROTC program. The purpose of this post

ROTC Scholarship Contracts2021-03-22T20:34:09+00:00

Law School and ROTC: Become a JAG Officer

ROTC and Army ROTC in particular is an excellent avenue to eventually become a lawyer in the military. This post will address how to navigate the route of attending law school immediately following an undergraduate program and commissioning as a second lieutenant in the Army or Air Force. It does not discuss

Law School and ROTC: Become a JAG Officer2021-03-19T03:01:18+00:00

Medical School and ROTC: Become a Doctor

ROTC is an excellent avenue to eventually become a doctor in the military. An ROTC scholarship, combined with a medical school scholarship or loan forgiveness, can potentially mean zero out of pocket expenses after the conclusion of medical school. The routes are different for each military service and more probable for the

Medical School and ROTC: Become a Doctor2021-03-19T03:00:26+00:00

ROTC Fitness Tests

The ROTC fitness test carries varying weights in selection for an ROTC scholarship. In this post, we’ll break down each Service’s ROTC scholarship fitness test, the emphasis they each put on the test, how it is scored, and ways and resources you can use to improve your score. You can also listen

ROTC Fitness Tests2021-01-25T18:20:58+00:00

Which College ROTC Programs Are The Best?

Often when we advise candidates and their parents on ROTC programs, we are asked the question if a particular ROTC is “good” or not? Will one particular ROTC program be a better place to be a cadet or midshipman than another school?  You can also listen to our podcast that answers this

Which College ROTC Programs Are The Best?2021-01-27T18:29:26+00:00

Passing the ROTC DoDMERB Physical

Medical clearance is an important but confusing part of joining the military. Acceptance into an ROTC program is no exception.  This article will discuss automatic medical disqualifiers for ROTC and break down the entire process, explaining how DoDMERB plays into the process. If you have yet to apply for an ROTC scholarship,

Passing the ROTC DoDMERB Physical2021-04-02T13:17:56+00:00

Analysis of the October 2020 Army ROTC Board

ROTC Consulting currently works with a number of clients who competed on the first Army ROTC board. Based on the results and what we have learned from our sources, it looks like the first Army ROTC board stayed in line with previous years’ selection parameters. October 2020 Army ROTC Board Observed Trends

Analysis of the October 2020 Army ROTC Board2021-01-21T19:16:01+00:00

Seven Essential ROTC Video Interview Techniques during COVID-19

Online Versus In-Person ROTC Interview It is likely that for many ROTC applicants, the candidate interview will be conducted via videoconferencing technology such as Zoom or Skype rather than in person this year. This presents opportunities for those candidates who are prepared for their video interview and are able to leverage the

Seven Essential ROTC Video Interview Techniques during COVID-192021-01-27T18:50:08+00:00

Army ROTC Essay Examples with Commentary

The following are winning four-year scholarship essays from Army ROTC applicants we have worked with in the past at ROTC Consulting. We will provide commentary at the end of each essay as to why each answer is effective. You can find our previous post about building a successful essay here. Army ROTC

Army ROTC Essay Examples with Commentary2020-09-27T04:59:16+00:00

Top 5 Considerations for the Army ROTC Nursing Scholarship

Congratulations! You are thinking about an Army Nursing ROTC scholarship, which is a very admirable and exciting pursuit. Nursing students who are also Army ROTC cadets are exceptionally well trained and benefit from one-on-one mentorship and real-world experience that you may not find in nursing school alone. Additionally, enrolling in Army ROTC not

Top 5 Considerations for the Army ROTC Nursing Scholarship2020-09-28T16:01:34+00:00

Seven Essential Reasons You Should Consider NOT Competing on the October Army ROTC Scholarship Board

There a number of great reasons not to compete on the October Army ROTC Board. For an average candidate, by waiting until January, you will likely increase your chances of receiving a scholarship. It is important to know you are only boarded once and receive a candidate score on that board. Even

Seven Essential Reasons You Should Consider NOT Competing on the October Army ROTC Scholarship Board2021-03-17T17:14:11+00:00

2020-2021 Army ROTC Scholarship Deadlines and Board Dates

The 2020-2021 Army ROTC scholarship deadlines and board dates have been announced. As per previous years, they are in October, January, and March. The 2021-2022 Army ROTC scholarship deadlines are: 9 October 2020 - board meets 19-23 October 2020 15 January 2021 - board meets 25-29 January 2021 5 March 2021 - board meets 15-19

2020-2021 Army ROTC Scholarship Deadlines and Board Dates2020-09-27T04:07:08+00:00

2020-2021 Application Window Opening Dates for the Army ROTC, Navy ROTC and Air Force ROTC Scholarship

Hi Everyone, Here opening dates and links for the various services ROTC scholarship applications for the school year 2020-2021. Here are the links for each of the Services: Navy ROTC:  Open on April 1st. Air Force ROTC:  Open on June 1st. Army ROTC:  Open on June 12th. ROTC Scholarship Consulting has an

2020-2021 Application Window Opening Dates for the Army ROTC, Navy ROTC and Air Force ROTC Scholarship2020-09-27T05:03:02+00:00

COVID-19 impact on 2020-2021 ROTC Scholarship Applicants

The two questions that have been raised by applicants who are rising high school seniors is whether the requirements or timelines will be changed for the SAT/ACT standardized tests and the impact of the cancellation of extracurricular activities (sports, volunteer opportunities, community service) to applicant competitiveness. Regarding SAT/ACT: Army, Navy and Air Force

COVID-19 impact on 2020-2021 ROTC Scholarship Applicants2020-09-18T03:09:42+00:00

Five Essential Ways to Ace the Army ROTC Scholarship Board

As a Professor of Military Science at the University of Southern California, I had the opportunity to sit a scholarship board for Army ROTC at Fort Knox, Kentucky. I wanted to give you my observations about the board in order to understand from one member’s perspective what we are looking for. What application

Five Essential Ways to Ace the Army ROTC Scholarship Board2020-09-28T15:52:50+00:00
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