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The Marine Corps Delay Entry Program Design Process

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I spent most of high school years in the Marine corps delay entry program, which is a program design to prepare individuals for boot camp upon high school graduation. Protecting and serving my country has always been one of my goals, and when I was in high school I considered that becoming a Marine was one of the best ways I could attain my goal. However, as high school graduation got closer, I started re-evaluating how much I valued my education and how I wanted to be a role model for my younger siblings, since no one in my family had ever attended college before. I decided that I wanted to be both a student and a soldier. I started my first semester of college the fall after graduating high school and in the spring, instead of signing a contract
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