Any advice for an international candidate on the essays?

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  1. Mithrandir

    Mithrandir USAFA Class of 2020

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    I am currently in the process of applying the second time around, I have completed the SAT, TOEFL and CFA with above average results, and the U.S. Official interview.

    The things keeping me from submitting the final piece are the essays, which I may be overthinking.
    The problem is I may have focused last year on what the academy WANTS TO HEAR, however, I want to give it my own voice, from an international perspective.

    How exactly do I achieve that?
    Also, can anyone check my essays for stylistic or grammatical errors as I don't have someone to do that.
     
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  2. mom3boys

    mom3boys Parent

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    Um, as a reapplicant, I'm kind of surprised that your file isn't done. Actually, I'm surprised it wasn't done by several months ago. Is there a teacher/professor who can help you with the proofreading?
     
  3. Mithrandir

    Mithrandir USAFA Class of 2020

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    I'm not a U.S. Citizen, as a result I'm applying through my own government the process for international applicants starts in the middle of January and lasts till the end of February.
     
  4. mom3boys

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    Gotcha. I wonder if you might find a native English speaker at the embassy that could assist you? If you are not in school now, perhaps someone at the university would help you.
     
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  5. Andromeda

    Andromeda Banned

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    Perhaps you could write about why you want to be a US Army Officer.
     

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