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      07-14-2010, 02:44 AM   #18
First Lieutenant

Drives: Crimson Red E90 335i
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Bay Area, CA

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Originally Posted by just4kickz View Post
go to school. do ROTC. not going to college is a mistake.

army or marines... i think i'd go with marines. i might join the army after med school tho... seems like more opportunity to do overseas relief work.
I agree, not going to college is a mistake, but he doesn't have to go right away. I did a year of college before I joined the Marine Corps. It wasn't for me right out of high school, I wanted to get out and see the world, so I joined the service that would allow me to do that.

During my 5 years I was able to knock out a good amount of courses, although I could have knocked out even more (I was "lazy" the first 18 months) and after getting out last august, I will be graduating this year and starting my graduate course work. I can thank the Marine Corps for giving me the discipline and drive to focus on school, set my sights high and accomplish everything I set out to do.

The decision to join was tough at first, but it was hands down the best decision I have ever made in my life. I wouldn't trade it for anything.

Last edited by lambtron; 07-14-2010 at 02:52 AM.