Am I eligible?

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  1. RCKRim23

    RCKRim23 New Member

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    Hi, I was wondering if I could get a review on my current standings as well as advice on what future decisions I should made. I am currently a 16 year old sophomore. I have been on a premier level soccer team for two years and I am captain for both my club and my High school's varsity team. My unweighted GPA is 3.5 while my weighted is 3.7. (taking two weighted classes sophomore year)
    My junior year schedule includes: AP Stats, AP Psych, AP Lit, AP American History, Honors Human anatomy, Choir, and Sports Med. I am an active participant in my school's FISH club (Christian club), Surf riders club, and a future president of a Veteran's service club. I have over a hundred hours logged in for volunteering at a local Soup kitchen and I plan to intern at either a military base or local law firm over my summer vacation. Besides keeping my GPA up what else could I do to help my chances in West point? My current plans include signing up for both Track and Cross Country. (I run a 6:30 minute mile and a 19 minute 3 mile) Thank you for you time and I apologize for any grammatical errors made.
     
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    @rim23

    No one here can give a definitive answer about your chances of getting into WP. Only you can answer how strongly do you want to attend. A couple of questions: have you take math during your fresh and current year? And, how are your PSAT scores? Please take a look at the stickies above to give you a path to follow. There are three pillars that SA look for: Academics, Leadership and Athletics.

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  3. CAmom2015

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    This summer would be a good time to prepare for taking the SAT or ACT exams. Many people take both to see which test works better for them. There are study guides with practice tests and also test prep programs/classes that will help you study for the tests. They'll even help you with the PSAT! It sounds like you are on the right path so far.
     
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    Thank you for your response tug_boat. I have taken math both years, I am actually a year ahead of the regular curriculum. (In freshmen year you are supposed to take geometry I took Alg 2) My Psat score was a 190.
     
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    Great Start.....

    Good, math is required all for years of high school. During your junior summer investigate Boys/Girls State programs as well as WP SLE. You've already started working on your WCS and keep it up!! WP super scores or uses your top ACT/SAT scores so take the test as often as you can.

    One other thing to leave you with-have a Plan B!!!

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