Is it okay to use parts of your nomination essays in your official USNA essay?

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  1. flightzealot

    flightzealot Member

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    Hey everyone. I was just wondering if it would be okay to use some main parts of the essays that I wrote for my senators and congressional nominations considering that both essays, are asking very similar questions? Also, would it be okay to use the same essay (more or less) for multiple senators and congressmen/women.
     
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  2. mpete2150

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    I have no connection to the Academy (yet, DD is applying) but I can't imagine it would be a problem to use pieces of original thoughts from one essay to another since different audiences will be reading them. You are the same person and have the same thoughts about the same topic (why you'd be a good candidate) so I think it's a no-brainer.
     
  3. Cerberi

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    No one would even notice or care

    The processes are completely separate
     
  4. Capt MJ

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    Just be sure to edit the sentences that say "for my entire life I have dreamed of becoming a naval aviator/Army infantry officer/Air Force pilot" if cross-pollinating your essays among service programs. ;)
     
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