Honestly, how do I stack up?

Discussion in 'Military Academy - USMA' started by fern2019, Jul 14, 2014.

  1. fern2019

    fern2019 Member

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    Note: I've seen the sticky but I respectfully want to read other people's opinions

    Academics:
    -3rd out of 229
    -10 AP Classes, signed up for four senior year
    -2230 on SAT (750 reading, 710 math, 770 writing)

    Athletics:
    -Cross country: varsity captain, letter all years, all-region team
    -Indoor/outdoor track: varsity captain, letter all years, all-state in various events

    Extracurriculars:
    -Student body vice president
    -Class secretary
    -National honor society
    -Government club vice president
    -Model United Nations reporter
    -Volunteered as Assistant teacher at a language school since 2011, mentorship, other volunteer experience as well

    -No work experience, I could not work until this year
    -Attended USMA SLE

    Thanks for reading this long post. :smile:
     
  2. MemberLG

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    Really good. Within or above the typical profile of accepted candidates.

    However, there is always however, we don't know (1) if you are medically qualified or not, (2) a mute point if you passed for CFA, but have to pass CFA, (3) do you know what #1 or #2 student in your high school scored on SAT/ACT and which colleges they are applying, and (4) your competition without your Congressional district.

    On the surface you appear to have what it takes to get into West Point, but your competitors also get to vote on what happens.
     
  3. fern2019

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    1) I haven't done the DoDMERB yet but I don't have any issues that would disqualify me/require me to get a waiver
    2) Have passed the CFA but I'm retaking it to get a better score
    3) #1 and #2 are not applying to any service academies (we're all friends, we've talked--they're going for the Ivies)
    4) No idea about competition within my district, but I'm really sure it's very competitive. I live in a hard state to get a nomination
     

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