Confused on Where I stand

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  1. NKPeterman

    NKPeterman Member

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    Hello All,

    I recently discovered this great site, and figured it would be an appropriate venue to field this question. The other night (after getting rejected at my NROTC school, which definitely was a hard thing to hear) I decided to check on the USMMA website, make sure all of my ducks were in a row there (my school had sent out mid-year grades WAY late). On the site, my status now read principal, a change from the previous status which simply seemed to indicate that it was complete. Then today in the mail, I recieved a sall packet regarding FASFA and financial aid for the Academy. I guess I'm somewhat confused, but does this mean I recieved an appointment? I am 3 Q's, with a nom, and haven't heard anything since my "application complete" email. My admisions counselor didn't answer either when I called today, so suffice it so say, I'm a bit anxious to know what is going on. Hope y'all can help me clarify things. I don't wanna bust out the celebration if it's nothing, but I could DEFINITELY go for some good news after last week. Thanks in advance :thumb:
     
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  2. Lynpar

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    Nicholas, I think the principal on your status means you had better change yor forum name quick! Don't want the upperclassman to be able to figure out who you are when you arrive at KP on July the 7th! You may have some more questions you want answered before then! I am pretty sure that means Congratulations! :thumb:
     
  3. NKPeterman

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    Oh my gosh, wow. Thank you for the advice. I will see about changing it, if at all possible:redface:
     
  4. Ryno23

    Ryno23 USMMA Class of '15

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    didnt you recieve your appointment letter in the BFE?
     
  5. NKPeterman

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    No, and thats just it. What I got doesn't seem to have been the BFE. It was a one page letter with information about the costs of the 1st year at USMMA, and some pamplets on FASFA and federal financial aid. It was a smal little manilla envelope. That was why I am so confused, I haven't gotten anything that definatively says, Congrats, you have an appointment.
     
  6. Ryno23

    Ryno23 USMMA Class of '15

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    oh, well your def in, you might want to call admissions tomorrow and ask why you havent gotten it
     
  7. NKPeterman

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    Will do. Thanks for the advice
     
  8. WV2KP2015

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    Have they started to send out the BFEs yet? I received an appointment back in November and immediately sent back a signed letter of intent but all I've gotten since then was the FASFA letter.
     
  9. Ryno23

    Ryno23 USMMA Class of '15

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    BFE was what the appointment letter was in. Next thing to come out is the Logging In Book which comes out on May 2
     
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    Oh okay thanks for the clarification, I thought the BFE was the supplemental forms.
     
  11. cmakin

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    I remember when I got my appointment that the instructions did not come in order. I was first told that I was 4th or 5th alternate from California, and 1st for the US; and that an appointment was "likely". Back in those pre-Internet/PC days, there was no way to check, just wait. I then got an invite to Sprint orientation and a week after that my Orders as a Principal. Just the first of many lessons about dealing with the government. . .
     
  12. NKPeterman

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    It came today :biggrin: . I'm thrilled.
     
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    Your appointment letter definitely came in? It should be on a special paper and clearly stating you have an appointment. /Congratulations!
     
  14. kpdad2015

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    Congratulations

    Congratulations!!
     
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    What he said.
     
  16. Nautilus

    Nautilus USMMA Class of 2015

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    Great job, my new fellow classmate! Look forward to seeing you in July!
     

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