My recruiter told me to lie at MEPS about my allergies. I know he was just trying to make his job easier and get me in quick. My recruiter told me to say "no no no..and no" to every condition that the MEPS will try to get me booted out of the MEPS. I also reallyyyyyy don't like it when it seems like they're reading off a script. I'm in CA and only looking for roles in CA. Lately I’ve been troubled by a recruiter who appears to be encouraging me to lie about my qualifications to the companies he wants to submit me to. You are the one who is going to suffer the consequences of your choice to commit a … What the recruiter does get every month is special duty pay. When I was young I broke both of my wrists & sprained my ankle. A guy sent an excellent CV as an IT specialist. What should I do? His exact words were, "if there's no record of it, they have no way of finding out." The Army recruiter told me to lie years ago re: once having a broken arm, and having had asthma. I'm getting enlisted this summer and ive always heard the recruiters here to lie at MEPS just to get through it quicker. PLEASE read this -ive broken my collar bone when i was 3 no idea which one it was both feel perfectly fine -currently healing from shin splints i might've … I do not believe in lying. The army recruiter I talked to told me that I shouldn't say anything because there's no possible way of me getting in. 06-19-2019, 12:40 AM Kthnry : … I do not trust my recruiter at all anymore, not that I trusted them that much originally. today i went to meps and enlisted in the national guard. We don’t like it, but it happens (and we can’t tell you when it does). 1. He/she didn't tell me a thing about it!" I am supposed to say no to the fact that I have taken anti depressants. Will I ever be … So I lied and said I have never used drugs. Has anyone else been in this situation? This pay isn't for meeting quota, it's because recruiting is hard and a recruiter needs to work a lot of hours. He was lazy and did want to get the info of addresses and wait, and he said the people at MEPS would give me a hard time about living in Germany. I was talking to my recruit and he asked me where I have lived. Reply Wed 12 Mar, 2014 10:08 pm I have self harm scars from the one time I cut about 3 years ago, theyre very light but I do know this is an automatic PDQ. Forums: Military, Self Mutilation Email this Topic • Print this Page . He wanted addresses and told me to not mention living anywhere but my current address. I immediately applied and received an email with 48 hours for a phone interview. Never tell your recruiter that you have no other current job opportunities. And told me just to fill out "no" on the questionnaires. After MEPS I told the recruiter about the situation … And when they ask for my insurance, just say I don't know it. My recruiter told me to lie at meps. Nothing major but it still has me worried. but i'm so freaking worried about them finding anything. No=New opportunities Yes=Your enlistment stops. Most recruiters are hard-working, honest, and trustworthy, tasked to do one of the most difficult jobs in the military. Be very suspicious of any unclear, or vague answers. He or she may not volunteer information which may chase away a potential quota-maker. Know the law. i did just as my recruiter said and didn't tell them anything about my medical history. I told my recruiter about two things, and he told me not to mention either of them. She once told me a story. I dont like to lie and i feel bad already and i … Here’s why. Sometimes, we’re asked to look for things that have nothing to do with your professional qualifications. When a recruiter says: “I was passed your name by a mutual contact who asked to remain confidential…” Status quo is almost always better than no status at all. 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