2015 Application

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  1. Objee

    Objee USCGA Admissions

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    Two days ahead of schedule - http://www.uscga.edu/apply

    Notification e-mail should go out to the applicant database on Wednesday...good luck!
     
  2. fairwinds

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    Wow! Seeing this post about the new application brings me back! Can't believe it's been a year since son waited for application to become available! He is on a fantastic journey at CGA: survived swab summer, got his shoulder boards, loved sailing on Eagle. Can't wait to see him on Parents Weekend!
     
  3. Luigi59

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    Wow, what a nice surprise! Now to start making phone calls......
     
  4. Run4YourLife

    Run4YourLife New Member

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    Ready, Set, Go Bears...

    Just let my daughter know the USCGA app process has begun and she's already online filling out the app! Coincidence or karma? She wore her AIM T-shirt to school today. :smile:

    Good luck to all.
     
  5. USNA1982BGO

    USNA1982BGO Retired Staff Member

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    Ready...set....GO!!! :eek:
     
  6. YankeesFan

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    Just called my AO yesterday to reopen my application for the Class of 2015, but was surprised when he said I could only reapply Regular Admissions... I'm going to be proactive about the application and do it as fast as possible without compromising quality, but why should double applicants have to wait?

    Can someone explain the rationale of this policy to me?

    Thanks,

    Andrew
     
  7. Objee

    Objee USCGA Admissions

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    We require all post-high school applicants to submit an official college transcript including at least one complete semester, so your application cannot be complete by October 15th or November 1st if you were a standard (high school) applicant the year before.
     
  8. YankeesFan

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    Is there any way I can get the essay questions from someone on site? I want to wait before I submit the informational part of the application because the college semester has just started and I'm still not a member of all the clubs/teams I want to be in, as these may affect my acceptance drastically.

    Any help appreciated,

    Andrew
     
  9. aglages

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    PM and 5 Personal Essay prompts sent. Enjoy!
     
  10. Luigi59

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    Key Dates For Admissions 2010-2011

    • 11 September: Last eligible ACT Plus Writing testing date for Early Action, Phase I
    • 9 October: Last eligible SAT Reasoning exam testing date for Early Action, Phase I or II
    • 15 October: Deadline to submit all application materials for review under Early Action Phase I
    • 23 October: Last eligible ACT Plus Writing testing date for Early Action, Phase II
    • 1 November: Deadline to submit all application materials for review under Early Action Phase II
    • 11 December: Last eligible ACT Plus Writing testing date for 2011 Application
    • 24 December: Early Action Phase I Results received by applicants
    • 15 January: Early Action Phase II Results received by applicants
    • 22 January: Last eligible SAT Reasoning Exam testing date for 2011 Application
    • 1 February: Deadline to submit all application materials for review under Regular Admission Deadline
    • 15 April: Regular Admissions decisions received by applicants
    • 15 April: Deadline for completing the initial DoDMERB medical examination May 1: Deadline to accept or decline all appointment offers tendered before April 16th
    • June 1: Deadline for receiving DoDMERB medical qualification or Coast Guard Academy medical waiver
     
  11. winter55

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    SAT in Oct 9

    Hello,

    Please advise: I applied for EA, my application is completed and submitted Sept 7. Should I take the next SAT in Oct 9. My current SAT math score is 690 and reading score is 630.

    Thanks
     
  12. Luigi59

    Luigi59 Banned

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    If you feel you can improve your scores, by all means take it again. USCGA "superscores" (takes the highest scores from each test) the results so any higher score(s) will count.

    If you feel that you have done your best and there is no way you will score higher, go fishing.
     
  13. USNA1982BGO

    USNA1982BGO Retired Staff Member

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    You have some great scores, but as Luigi stated, CGA super scores (taking the highest from either ACT or SAT from all tests submitted). Can't hurt to try and bring them up a bit to make you more competitive. :thumb:
     
  14. palimom

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    Can someone clarify a couple of things about early admission. My daughter will be taking the ACT on Sept. 11 to try to get her math score up and this will still allow her to meet the Oct. 15 deadline...which she plans on applying with best math score no matter what.

    If she does not bump up her math score on the Sept. 11 date, she can take it one more time on Oct. 23 to still be eligible for the second EA decision, correct?

    If she doesn't get an appointment with a lower math score for the first EA group, will her new (hopefully higher) ACT score automatically put her in with the second EA group for consideration or is there just ONE EA group you can belong to?

    I don't know if this makes sense but hopefully someone can track the thought process.

    Bascially is there ANY advantage to being in the Oct. 15 group instead of the Nov. 1 group BESIDES of when being notified? It would seem there would be SOME advantage otherwise why would there be two groups?

    Help!
     
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    USNA1982BGO Retired Staff Member

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    Application deadlines and....

    I knew about the EA, but I am not sure I understand the EA II. If you apply for EA I, will you automatically be considered for EA II and regular admission?
    Does your application keep getting considered or do you only get considered in one grouping and then it is out of the process?
    Thanks for your help.
     
  17. Jayhawk

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    An answer to the last post would be great, as I do not understand how the two groups work
     
  18. Objee

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    The only difference between EA Group One and EA Group Two is when the applicant is notified...the only advantage (if you can call it that) to being in Group One versus Group Two is being notified before the holidays instead of immediately following the holidays.
     
  19. Objee

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    Applications are scheduled for review (and EA grouping) based on when they are completed...complete by October 15th and you're in EA Group One; complete by November 1st and you're in EA Group Two; complete by February 1st and you're in RA. Other than the two groupings, nothing else about EA has changed...EA applicants not offered an appointment will be deferred to RA for reevaluation if they update their record in accordance with their EA deferral letter.

    http://www.uscga.edu/display.aspx?id=2952
     
  20. karenk213

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    EA Question for admissions

    When my daughter and I went to the CGA Admission briefings last spring, I was under the impression that she can submit her application under EA, and she was still allowed to take the SATs and ACTs again as long as these were done before the deadline for regular admissions. I believe we were told that if she didn't receive an appointment under EA, she would get a second look under regular admissions and her new scores would be considered. Did I understand this correctly.
     

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