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    usma 2013 hopeful Prospective

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    Currently I'm a high school senior. I'm graduating in June eight out of 220. I have lettered in varsity softball 2 years. volleyball 3 years track 1 year and cheerleading 1 year. I also played softball in a community league. I am VP of student council and the varsity club. Secretary of SADD. I'm also in national honor society and a couple of other clubs. I do community service for the recreation department and the local hospital. I attended SLS in june 2008. I received a principal nom to West Point and the Merchant Marine Academy. Wasn't given an appointment because of an eye condition which the physician I saw at West Point said there have been waivers given for. I received a 4 yr campus ROTC scholarship but ROTC wasn't for me. I leave for basic training on June 29 and will be a medic ( 68W). After basic I plan to reapply for west point? Any input on chances?
     
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    I am not sure as of your chances on getting in directly, but I know your chances are very good if you are coming from an active/ reserve unit, because all army services members if they are not accepted are automatically looked at for the prep school, or so I was lead to believe.

    Hope this helps,
    prospective 2015
     
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    The bottom line is there is still a chance your medical dq will not be waived - even coming from enlisted. If you could get that waiver then I am fairly certain you would be a direct admit provided you do well in the Army.

    If you can't be admitted to West Point - there are other ways to get your commission. You can still go through ROTC throug the Green to Gold program or get your degree and go through OCS.

    Again, not being familiar with what you have been told concerning your medical dq, I think you need to be prepared and have a contingency plan that you are happy with before you leave for boot camp.
     

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