When you join the United States Marine Corps, you join with the full advantages that are provided under your enlistment contract. Sometimes you are eligible for a guaranteed school, or you can sometimes be able to obtain various benefits and other advantages depending on your qualifications and the needs of the US Marine Corps at the time of your service. But there are also some different ways to ensure that when you leave basic training, that you are qualified for placement at a higher rank. This means you can graduate as an E-2 or E-3 after boot camp graduation.
If you meet certain requirements and basic factors then you may be qualified for advance rank, but these are things that you have to have done or completed before you enlist in the United States Marine Corps. The level of any advanced rank that you may have after basic training is individual, and depends on the different qualifying factors that you may have and their number.
ROTC: if you have performed in the Junior ROTC or ROTC and you have two or more years of experience then you will likely qualify for Marine Corps Advances Rank. Both ROTC programs are issued credit taking for granted that you graduated from High School. Some of the factors involved in a increase in rank at the end of boot camp can include:
College Coursework: The Armed Forces gives credit and recognizes in the modern era different ways for college level coursework that you may have completed. If you have a C average or better and if you have achieved 18 quarter hours or 12 semester level hours of college coursework, then you may be qualified for Marine Corps advanced rank placement.
Prior Service: You may qualify if you have had at least 6 months of active duty service. Prior service in the enlisted job or specific specialty that you will serve in with the Marine Corps is also especially make you valued. If you have served in a previous service and received an honorable discharge, the Marines recognizes your prior service., not counting your prior basic training and initial service school.
Boy Scouts or Girl Scouts: Achievement of the rank of Eagle Scout while in Scouting, you can possibly qualify for advanced rank placement with the Marine Corps. Scouting requires training, loyalty, and discipline and the Marines recognize that as an Eagle scout you have had some of the basics that they will expand upon in boot camp.