Any advice?!

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  1. soccerchic

    soccerchic Member

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    Hello all! I have been on this website for about a month, it has been the best resource! I'm just a sophomore looking into my future. I'm hoping you can give me any advice on how to better prepare myself for applying. I attend a competitive highschool with a magnet program and haven't taken the SAT/ACT but wil definetly prepare!

    -Play Varysity soccer(3 letters by graduation)- might look into recruitment for the cga
    -Take all honor classes and AP
    -GPA- 3.8
    -Beta Club
    -Captain on competitive soccer team
    -(My school soes not offer any JROTC programs)
    -Various academic, sports, and band awards
    -The PLAN estimated my ACT acore to be a 25-29, but I believe I can do better once I prepare for next year!?
    -Plan on getting a summer job this summer

    I know a lot of similar posts come up but I appreciate your time! Thanks :smile:
     
  2. navy

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    Take an ACT and or SAT prep course. Online or live course would be my recommendation. Some programs will focus your study based on your needs. My experience with the Prep Books is they are hard to open! Then take the ACT and SAT early and often.

    Start practicing for the Fitness assesment.

    Apply for AIM.

    Talk to your school counselor, and let them know your desires. You will need your counselor to be your ally when you start applying. Academy applications seem to require counselor envolvement much earlier than others.
     
  3. soccerchic

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    Thank you navy! I agree with the ACT books!:wink:
     

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