Navy ODS 3rd or 4th year?

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Feb 25, 2020
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Hey all,

I am a current OMS-1 and could not get a spot this summer for ODS for the Navy.
I've been talking with my school and got this response: "We have several students during either 3rd year or 4th year utilize a rotation for your required military training. At this time our school does give credit for the rotation. I will say from past experience students find that this training is easier to do during 4th year as you are allowed to split (2) 4 week rotations into 2 week rotations."

I'm wondering if it would be better for me to try to fit it in my 3rd year schedule, or just take it easy and just attend ODS my 4th year? I've heard some people say that ODS helps a tiny bit for getting familiar with the military and how they do things during 4th year military rotations. But if that really doesn't matter for my military rotations, should I just do it my 4th year?


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