4 thoughts on “Information on SUNY Maritime?

  • April 23, 2020 at 8:27 pm
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    As a current first class Deck cadet, my advice is, consider most if you want to work on ships, or be in the military after graduation. That is what matters the most; what job would make you happy?? If you think being on a ship would be great, or that you want to be in the Navy or marines (or CG) then go for it! Great school for what its niche is, otherwise I highly recommend enjoying your college experience more and having options for najors and things like that at a bigger university.

    Seriously consider your future after college.

    Disclaimer, there are plently of shoreside jobs in shipping business, and the enigineers DO have a ton of shoreside opportunities. My take is really only for future deck officers. I would recommend going engineer if you think you moght be interested in that. More opportunity bot afloat and ashore right now in my opinion.

    As for the regiment, its not all that bad, you get used to it fast and it gives good opportunities to make friends. Summer sea term is a really fun and unique experience.

    I have loved and hated my time at SUNY. It makes you both want to die and get out as soon as possible, but also proud of where you come from, and happy that you are not going to just sit behind a desk your whole life looking at a computer screen.

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  • April 23, 2020 at 8:27 pm
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    Finishing up my 3rd year there as a commuter in engineering. Can’t speak much about the regiment, but I do think it’s a good school. I go there because I wanted to stay close to home and I couldn’t be bothered with liberal arts. If you’re willing to put in the work then you shouldn’t find much difficulty with the classes.

    Again, I can’t say much about the regiment since I’ve never experienced it, but from what I’ve seen and heard you’ll make some great friends with the people in it. Kinda sucks as a commuter because everyone’s so close with others in the reg, but I’m sure it’s great when you’re a part of it.

    If you are at least 90% sure you can see yourself in a career within the maritime industry, then Maritime is the school for you.

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  • April 23, 2020 at 8:27 pm
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    By the way, does anyone know what happens if I were to fail a medical requirement. I’m worried about enrolling then finding out I’m not medically qualified for regiment. What I be expelled from the school or be forced to take civilian majors?

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