Applying early to USNA

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  1. JohnPaulJones

    JohnPaulJones Member

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    I completed my application to USNA class of 2018 on 3Jul13. Does applying this early really "help" me in the acceptance process? Since I applied very early, will they look at me earlier in their process? Will the admissions board consider this a "highly motivated" applicant?
     
  2. TheNaterrater

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    The USNA uses a rolling admissions system..therefore, earlier submission of an application is better. My application was viewed by the very first admissions board and I received an LOA about 3 weeks ago (very early for an LOA)... The admissions board definitely notes your early application, for it shows dedication and interest. However, someone can get their application sent in ASAP and not be a 3Q'd candidate..In this case, nothing you do will matter. Hang in there and be patient.
     
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    The same admissions standards apply whether you are the first or last to submit your application. While you obviously can have your application reviewed earlier in the process then those still working to complete theirs, someone with a very low WCS can also get rejected sooner then those still applying.
     
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    Do not be confused by this though..THE SOONER THE BETTER!!!! Rolling admissions favors those who do not procrastinate and get ahead. If you aren't qualified, you aren't qualified, but if you are, you are...and if you are right on the edge of that WCS, an early application will have a better chance.
     

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