I interviewed Marine Corps officer Capt Stoddard, who is the Officer Selection Officer (OSO) for OSS Saint Louis today.
Note: we shot an hour of supplemental footage, containing advice exclusively available to future Marine Officers in the Sandboxx app. Check it out by downloading for iOS or android.
Check out the video below to hear her advice on the following:
- What are the top reasons why candidates fail at OCS?
- What specific advice does she have for female officer candidates?
- How can you make your application look stronger than your competition?
- How early should you talk to an OSO?
- What advice does she have for training for the PFT?
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Resources mentioned in the video:
- Packing List
- Boots discussed
- Armstrong 360
- Armstrong pullup program
- Major Misty Poser’s No Excuses Pullup Program
- Couch to 5K
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