I'm current at RMC St.Jean for my first year. I was accepted for 2013-2014 in the engineering program.
I am from Vancouver, BC.
My initial offer was pilot, but I declined it. I received a new offer for AEC a month or two later, which I accepted.
A lot of people seemed surprised by what I did. I...
I was accepted into the ROTP program this year. I am currently at CMRSJ.
I was told by the staff here that over 3000 applications are received each year... so 1210 for the Atlantic region would be believable.
I don't think you should apply at all. The military isn't a joke, make a solid decision before applying. If you were to quit in the middle, you will have to pay off that year's tuition fees out of your own pocket.
A friend of mine is interested in going to a civi uni, how would he go about that if he was accepted into RMC instead? Do you guys think changes are possible? Obviously the recruiters would be the best place to go to but what are your opinions on this?
This is true. Excluding university education, ( 4 years at RMC for instance) you would have to serve a period of 7 years due to the cost of training as a pilot. For most of the trades (excluding medical) the service period is normally about 5 years.
I wasn't so sure if pilot really only had 490 applicants this year (felt like it was gonna be a lot more) , but 3000 sounds like way too much. My recruiter/military counsellor told me that they had upwards to 4000 ROTP applicants a year, and that the most popular was pilot.
Agreed friend. But I think what he's saying is that numbers shouldn't matter to you, if you are competitive and if you truly are passionate about this then you will somehow find a way. Yes, numbers do matter and yes, a smaller number of applicants will improve your odds.
When you say the recruiters received 490 pilot applications, he only meant from that specific recruitment centre yes? Because as far as I know there are hundreds of recruitment centres all over the nation and if there were 490 applications from the entire country those are some amazing odds...
Thanks for this. My interviewer told me that during the selection process, they will use your grade 10-11 grades as grade 12 isn't completed yet. They want your final grade 12 marks, but it will not have a massive impact on your selection as all the offers would have been sent out already.
So I spoke to a recruiter recently and I found out that during the selection process, only Gr 10 and 11 marks will be used. They can only take completed final grades, meaning gr 12 marks will not be significant during the selection process. In case anyone was curious.
This. My point exactly. I passed my CAPSS and everything but my left eye prevented me from becoming a pilot. So I simply changed my career choices because I still wanted to be an AF officer. I was surprised that many felt the same way that I did. While becoming a pilot would be amazing, I don't...
Woah there! First of all I did get a reaction out of the first one. I never claimed to have passed the CAPSS, nor did I ever imply that I was making fun of anyone that failed. Am I not allowed to state my opinion of certain topics? CAPSS is strictly for the pilot trade. Given the failure rate of...