Chances of admission and CAR Question

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  1. AK907554

    AK907554 New Member

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    I am an United States Military Academy candidate and I would like to know what my chances are of admission.
    ACT: Math 33; Reading 33; English 33; Writing 31; Science 30
    SAT: Math 720; Critical Reading 660; Writing 610
    2 years Cross Country, 1 year letter winner
    National and Spanish Honor Society
    Eagle Scout
    Scouting Senior Patrol Leader
    Class rank: 20 of 618; GPA 4.5417
    Have been nominated by my congressman
    Recieved a letter saying that I am qualified
    Attended SLS at West Point
    CFA: Pushups 42; Pullups 5; Situps 75; Mile 6:30; Sprint 9 sec: BBall 80 ft

    As well, a quick question about my CAR. I am currently a Junior Assistant Scoutmaster in my Troop. Does that position carry alot of weight like Senior Patrol Leader?
     
  2. TheChicagoan

    TheChicagoan Member

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    Hey man, I'd just like to start off with the fact that I'm a junior, so I don't really know much of the app. process (just the SLS stuff) - but it seems like your pullups are a little too low...

    EDIT: Yes, they are! Average Male: 9; Average Female: 3
     
  3. nuensis

    nuensis USNA 2016

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    Pushups, pullups, and situps are a bit low, IMO. I'd suggest taking the CFA over again.
     
  4. aargael

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    yeah, you look phenomenal in all your fields...except for the CFA. your basketball throw and sprints are pretty decent, but you should really work on your pullups, situps, and pushups. that should seal the deal.
    Congrats on your MOC nom and good luck!
     
  5. BillSL

    BillSL USMA Class of 2016

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    You're qualified, AK907554. Therefore, if I were you, I'd contact your MALO/FFR/Admissions Officer to ask what you should do to improve your file and if you should update your CAR (I suppose you should, anyway). If you wish to retake the CFA, I think you need an authorization from your Regional Commander, but don't quote me on that.
     
  6. BigNick

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    You look like a good candidate academically but I see two problem areas.
    1. You need to increase your strength - work on pull-ups and push-ups.The AVERAGE for these events in 9 pull-ups and 54 push-ups.
    2. I do not see any significant leadership positions in your self-description
     

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