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US Marine Corps Infantry Officer Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Feb 14, 2014
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Infantry Officer
Columbus, GA

I applied through a recruiter and the process took a day - interviewed at US Marine Corps in August 2010.

Interview Details – Do you have a pulse? Do you have no morals? Hired!

Interview Question – Could you tell the truth less, in the next meeting? This was not a rhetorical question, they were being serious.   Answer Question


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Infantry Officer Interview

Infantry Officer
Annapolis, MD

I applied in-person - interviewed at US Marine Corps in March 2009.

Interview Details – Talk to your local recruiter or a Marine member of your college's ROTC detachment.

Interview Question – What are your strenghts and weaknesses?   Answer Question


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Infantry Officer Interview

Infantry Officer
Newark, DE

I applied in-person - interviewed at US Marine Corps in July 2009.

Interview Details – Selection at an OSO then OCS, TBS, and your MOS School. If you can make it through all of those schools then they offer you the opportunity to lead Marines in the operating forces. It is approximately a 1.5 year training pipeline.

Interview Question – Do you have the ability to put all selfish personal needs to the side for your entire service in the USMC?   Answer Question


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Infantry Officer Interview

Infantry Officer
Hyattsville, MD

I applied through a recruiter - interviewed at US Marine Corps in March 2008.

Interview Details – Hiring process begins in college and depends largely on whether or not the candidate wants to pursue a commission through NROTC or Officer Candidate School

Interview Question – Grade Point Average is a major discriminator as is an applicant's disciplinary record   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – There is no negotiation as such. You accept the commission then go to The Basic School and compete against your peers for a specific job field.

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