What can I expect as an enlistment bonus?

I'm currently in my 3rd year of college, but am slowly failing and losing direction and focus, as well as developing a drug problem. I'm hoping to join the military to develop self discipline and straighten my life out, but if I were to enlist in say, the next month or two, what would be a ballpark figure for an enlistment bonus in any branch? I had been majoring in Chemical Engineering so I know a lot of the sciences and I'm quite handy with electronics, computers, mechanics, can weld, and can speak German and can pick up foreign languages pretty easily. Would any of these skills help with a possible bonus?

Asked By: tehgreenley - 4/8/2009
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Don't bother looking for bonuses. It also doesn't matter what your good at in college, it all comes down to how well you do on your ASVAB. The only thing your credits do for you is give you an advanced rank upon signing your contract. Based on the results of your ASVAB, you can qualify for College Loan Repayment up to... More
Answered By: Timothy W - 4/8/2009
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yes and rank as well but you should consider the honor as a reason as well miltary life is hard personal exp. consider you may die or kill another human being can you do this if so then ok... More
Answered By: the 1 and only truth - 4/8/2009
WOW.....developing a drug problem....need to work on that 1st. We don't need a drugs in the military. So get that under control then call any recruiter and and go in for testing. We all have bonus, some are more then other due to how long some school are... More
Answered By: truckmaster_1487 - 4/8/2009
We dont need anymore failure oriented druggies signing up for the taxpayer funded enlistment bonuses... More
Answered By: nobody special - 4/8/2009
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