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Navy HPSP Board for class of 2022

Discussion in 'Military Dentistry' started by ucfknight7, Jan 23, 2018.

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  1. ucfknight7

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    I was informed by my recruiter that the board date for this year is sometime in January. Assuming it is going on right now, when would we find whether or not we were selected?
     
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  3. O Gaúcho

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    I found out 2-3 weeks after the board date. But when and if you are selected it is not a final decision, but you are 'professionally recommended'. There is still some paperwork you have to complete and then about 2 months later I received the Final Select letter; which is the final decision. I know somebody who was professionally recommended, but never received the Final select letter. I don't think that is that common/normal to happen, but it can.
     
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    Have you heard anything back yet? I submitted my application for the January boards and was told I would know the results by the end of January. I called on February 1st and was told by my recruiter that I would hear back by the end of February. I called back of March 6th and my recruiter told me that he will release the results in the next few weeks. I’m just confused why the date keeps changing...
     
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    My recruiter told me my results on February 1st. I did hear of a few people finding out later than that though.
     
  6. ucfknight7

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    The results should be out if your package was submitted to the January board. My recruiter told me February 1st as well and to my knowledge it’s as easy as pulling it up on their computer and reading the result of the board. When he called to let me know it was a “professional recommendation” and I didn’t receive my final selection letter for another two weeks. I’m currently waiting for congress to approve of it and then moving forward with my swearing in ceremony. That’s odd that you’re recruiter is dragging it on, maybe he’s waiting for final selection letter since the professional recommendation isn’t a guaranteed spot. Personally, I’d be pushy about it and ask whether or not he can tell you if you’ve been professionally recommended since most of the time it means you’ve been awarded it. Best of luck man.
     
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    Thanks for the reply, I have been told at this point that I have been professionally recommended but still waiting for confirmation that I have received the scholarship.
     
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    Wait, so it took you guys about 2 weeks to receive the final select letter? I submitted for the Feb board and was professionally recommended beginning of March for the HPSP and HSCP, but didn't go to MEPS until the end of March (apparently you could submit your file bf going to MEPS this year). My recruiter told me to wait 7-10 days for the final letter, but it's been like 10 days already. Maybe I'm just impatient lol.
     
  9. O Gaúcho

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    It took almost 2 months to receive my final select letter. This was a year ago tho.
     
  10. ucfknight7

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    Yeah it came via email from my recruiter. I’m just waiting for my commissioning date which apparently takes the longest to wait for lol
     
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    omg I hope it doesn't take that long lol

    ok, I'll try waiting a bit longer. Hopefully it'll come in the next few days.

    Thanks for replying guys!
     
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    Are you kidding me?? My recruiter apparently was not aware of this. I went to MEPs back in February, and my kit was submitted for the April board. This process has taken longer than applying to medical school. Also, just a heads up, this same recruiter said (for what its worth) that the Navy has 195 spots to fill this year, and as of three weeks ago, only 105 spots were filled.

    Has anyone heard anything from the April board yet?
     
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    No, I think submitting w/o MEPS is only for dental apps, not medical. Sorry for the confusion lol. (This thread is under military dentistry, btw.) I have no clue about the number of spots left for dental HPSP in the Navy, but I think I heard that they only had about 60 spots in total to offer...?
     
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    Lol. Thanks man, yeah I noticed that this was a dental forum last night... lol
     
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    I've been waiting quite a while, since December (that's when my recruiter told me I was professionally recommended for the NAVY scholarship). The only update I've gotten is that apparently there is a delay in getting the scrolls back from congress. Where do you stand right now in the application process? Let me know.

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    Logan
     
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    I was professionaly recommend during the febuary board. And I have yet to receive the final selection letter also. My recruiter said nationwide people are not recieveing their letters yet. So, I'm hoping we both hear back soon!
     
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    You didn’t get your FINSEL? I received that in February shortly after my recruiter called me.

    Did you mean that you’re still waiting on the scroll approval?
     
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    No, my final selection letter. My recruiter told me that mostly everyone selected in the febuary board still hasn't received the letter. (I was told I received it March) which this scares me because I haven't applied for any loans or anything( Incase emerging falls through).
     
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    Sorry for all the autocorrect mistakes, I'm just stressed and I didn't proof read it!
     
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    So you were told you received the letter but you haven’t actually received it?
     
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    This is a mistake. I tell the Army students all the time, that there about a million and one things that can hold up the scholarship. It's best to loan out at least the first semester. If the scholarship comes through, give the money back with little or no interest. It's much better to have the money and not need it than to need the money and not have it.
     
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    Okay, good to know. I just applied for the loans today.
     
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    I received my commissioning information today!

    Hopefully y’all hear some good news soon :)
     
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    can you give a little more detail on when you were notified that you got the scholarship?

    My recruiter told me in march and still not have heard back anything :(
     
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