Importance of Updating Administrative File?

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  1. linkgmr

    linkgmr Old Grad

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    I was looking through my file on the USMA website, and I noticed that my administrative file was out of date. By out of date, I noticed that it had not been updated since my junior year. So, naturally, I submitted a request to have it updated.
    The changes are pretty significant. For example, I noted that I have now been on the varsity wrestling team for four years, am now the team captain of the varsity wrestling team, was the 2009 District Champion at 189 lbs, and was a State Qualifier in the year 2009. I also noted that I was the team captain of my school's JROTC Academic Team(which took 9th place nationally at the Academic Bowl), am now a Platoon Leader in my JROTC unit(I've been in it for 2 years), and am now formally recognized as an AP Scholar, Superintendent's Scholar, and National Merit Commended Scholar. I also recently became a member of my school's chapter of the National Honor Society.

    I have also been put on the waitlist, and I believe that this may be a result of an un-updated file. With these changes in mind, is it possible that my file will be re-evaluated?
     
  2. 2011's Mom

    2011's Mom Parent

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    Yes, the updates you note are substantive. Your file will likely be re-reviewed based on the updated information. I recommend that everyone update their file with any substantive changes as soon as they occur. It can make a big difference.
     
  3. armybratkl

    armybratkl Member

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    Absolutely: there, you just listed three leadership positions, three sports updates, and four academic awards. That will give a strong boost to your overall candidate score. If it does not immediately secure you an appointment, it will definitely move you up on the waiting list.
     
  4. rocktheblackgold

    rocktheblackgold Member

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    how do you submit a request for your file to be updated? i do not see anywhere on the main page...is it the "contact us" page? thanks
     
  5. titan2010

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    yes, Contact us, simply type your message into their pre-written format (Don't delete "Very Respectfully"!!!). For more localized updates (specific-to-your-school leadership positions/awards), describe them in detail. They will decipher how many points to add to your WCS.

    linkgmr- Your updates are outstanding. Good luck.
     
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