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officer candidate school
Last Post 23 Jun 2009 12:21 PM by hawaiicg. 3 Replies.
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23 Jun 2009 01:05 AM
    my son is a college graduate with a 2.8 gpa and a 990 sat score. do you think he would be accepted into officer candidate school.
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    23 Jun 2009 01:09 AM
    There are a number of factors that goes into OCS aside from GPA and Tests.

    His SAT score is not qualifying and his GPA is not very competitive.

    That is not to say that other areas could benefit him, but he would need to retake the SAT, ACT or ASVAB and score well enough to qualify.

    Have your son contact a recruiter and see what he needs to do.

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    23 Jun 2009 05:51 AM
    Well, I applied this past board with a 3.45 GPA, 1170 SAT Score, and many roles within the university Student Goverment, as well as many hours in volunteering and was denied just like the other 263 Reserve Applicants. Does not hurt to put in an application though
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    23 Jun 2009 12:21 PM
    There is nothing wrong with trying but he has to get his qualifying test score up before being able to. I understand how you feel amvlasic. I had my OCS package in for this last panel as well.




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