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mittromney July 19th, 2013 12:40am

Should I take Air Force junior ROTC or Ap classes? (Read the comments)

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brinrawson Knoxville and DC
07/18/13 6:29 pm

The question is: is ROTC your passion? If it is, AP classes probably aren't worth it. If you would really, really enjoy the ROTC classes, a few extra AP classes might look good but won't make you happy. Above all, high school should be about having

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brinrawson Knoxville and DC
07/18/13 6:31 pm

Fun. I'm an upcoming senior. Fortunately, I have been able to fit my upper level French and business classes around my AP classes. Honestly, I probably would have picked French/business over an AP class or two, even though I'm in the running for

brinrawson Knoxville and DC
07/18/13 6:33 pm

Valedictorian, just because that would've made me happier and helped in my future career/college plans. I want to major in international business and minor in French. If you want to go into the military, ROTC would help you more than AP anything.

brinrawson Knoxville and DC
07/18/13 6:33 pm

Above all, decide for yourself, not for the admissions counselors.

mittromney Springfield, Ma
07/18/13 5:45 pm

Or no ROTC and 1 ap class sophomore year, 5 junior year, and 5 senior year. I know that colleges like to see extra curriculars and community service and I was gonna use it for that. Some places like Harvard like to see kids who have a "passion" and..

mittromney Springfield, Ma
07/18/13 5:43 pm

I'm gonna be a sophomore in high school and have to choose between taking AFJROTC or taking Ap classes in place of those, which means 3 extra Ap classes. I could pick ROTC and be taking 0 ap classes sophomore year, 4 junior year and 4 senior year...