YCBK 441: If a Student Does Something Meaningful For Only 3 Days, Does it Go in Their Application [Transcript]
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Introduction :

  • Mark shares one missed opportunity when it comes to the college admission journey
  • After 5 years, Colonel Robert Kirkland is back, Lynda interviews Rob on the Service Academies-Part 1 of 4

Preview : Part 1-Preview

  • Rob was first on our podcast in August of 2019, but I interviewed him in June of 2019, so exactly, five years ago, in that interview, Rob taught us how to get a ROTC scholarship and at that time, I said to Rob, will you come back to discuss service academies, well, Rob is back and Lynda asked him outstanding questions in her interview with him
  • Rob starts out by giving his backstory
  • Rob shares what the five service academies are and he introduces the topic of this interview, the 3 largest service academies: The Army, The Navy and the Air Force
  • Rob answers the question, how does a student know whether they should select West Point, the Naval Academy or the Air Force
  • What is the timeline for a student interested in exploring the Service Academies
  • Rob talks about how process works to get the required Congressional Nomination that is required for West Point, the Naval Academy or the Marines
  • Rob explains why the process of getting a Congressional nomination should not be a daunting experience for the applicant
  • Rob explains whether a student can apply to multiple congressional academies


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