is my application done?

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  1. HiMyNameisNick

    HiMyNameisNick Member

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    I have just successfully completed all the required documents section. my interview has been submitted and all act/sat test scores. I have also been medically qualified by dodmerb.

    Does this mean my application is complete and will be up for the next board date?

    Do they send me any confirmation that im done?
     
  2. Candidate2239

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    Yes, your application is done, but there's a lot of files ahead of yours unfortunately. It's at least a 2 month back up right now.
     
  3. USNA2015Candidate

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    I submitted everything back in September. I still need to be cleared by DoDMERB. My question is do I need to be cleared by DoDMERB before my application is reviewed?
     
  4. osdad

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    Have you completed your MoC nomination packages? If not, you're only 1/2 way done. Get on those right away as they may need to be in by the end of this month. My Plebe spend as much (or more) time on those than on the academy app.
     
  5. Mongo

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    No backup at all. Not sure where you heard that. If a competed file does not go immediately before the board within a week or so, it is either delayed by Admissions staff awaiting possible updates which could make the file more competitive or deferred by the Board for the same reasons.
     
  6. Mongo

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    No.
     
  7. smile

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    yes, dont forget about noms- must be post marked by the end of the month...
     
  8. hawk

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    Nom due date varies widely by MOC- two of my son's had to be in by Oct 14th. His congressman is due Nov 13th. (he got them all delivered prior to the Oct deadline)

    You need to know the deadlines cold and confirm exactly that they need. We found surprises:

    - one required a principle's recommendation
    - Another required attendance record
    - One had the SAT's filed under a different folder. (DS had to folders going)
    - Each had slightly different variants of how they would accept transcript & SAT
    - How they wanted the info (usually no staples, binding, etc) varied

    Ultimately he had to make a checklist, and it saved him for one. (had to reopen the carefully addressed envelope, etc)
     
  9. HiMyNameisNick

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    Yes my nomination packets are in. I mailed them from my high school counseling office about 2 weeks ago.

    I called all of my nomination sources to check on what specifically they wanted.
     
  10. 1964BGO

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    To candidates (and parents) reading this, it is in your best interest to keep your file updated going forward. Since your packet represents you to Admissions it is YOUR RESPONSIBILITY to ensure that it contains accurate and the latest information regarding your academic performance and your other accomplishments.

    Best wishes in your effort to earn an appointment.
     
  11. gonavy2015

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    Anyone know if sending in mid term grades is a good idea or just waiting until the end of the semester? (end of Jan at our school)
    Thanks-
     
  12. USNA2015Candidate

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    My next question is I finished up my application in September and I have not heard from the Academy. Is this a bad thing or is this typical?
     
  13. 1964BGO

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    To the extent that you have not received a rejection letter it is a good thing - you still are in the running. Please consider that while not everyone counted as an applicant is not an active applicant, there still are thousands of young men and women who are actively pursuing an appointment. Consider also that about every BGO is encouraging the prospects on his/her roster to get their files completed as soon as possible and you can almost visualize the flow of information into the data files. Also, consider that in addition to reviewing files the Admissions staff is involved in arranging CVW's, Naval Academy Information events around the country in conjunction with the away football games, putting together the OPINFO program for Thanksgiving Week, conducting up to 22candidate briefings per week, responding to inquiries from a myriad of sources from congressional staff to a prospective candidate, and you can start to understand that there are going to be some lags in processing completed files - not intentionally or maliciously, but just because of the workload. Patient persistence would be my recommendation in this situation. Best wishes to you.
     
  14. 1964BGO

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    Please pardon my inadvertant use of a double negative in the second sentence. I was trying to say that "...not everyone counted as an applicant is an active applicant..."
     
  15. cylee1208

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    So would this mean that for candidates who completed the application recently still have a long time to wait before they are notified? I'm usually very patient, but this is one thing that I can't take my mind off of. I must say, this is going to be a very anxious, suspenseful experience for me. :redface:
     
  16. falconchic88

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    Military motto "hurry up and wait" ;)
     
  17. jtoye

    jtoye NAPS '12 appointee

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    does admissions only review 100% complete applications?
     
  18. HiMyNameisNick

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    so back to my original question:

    other than updating the academy with my midterm grades...am I done? is my application considered complete and ready to go in front of the board?

    ive been medicall q'd
    ive gotten all "required documents" in
    my bgo interview is in
    they have my act/sat test scores.

    is this everything or is there something missing?
     
  19. osdad

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    Are your teacher (11 grade math and science) recommendations submitted?
     
  20. NavIss58

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    adding to BGO's post, and correct me if I'm out of line here, the only way to ensure the accuracy of your folder/file/application is to CALL the Admission Office, the Congressman's Office, the Transcripts Office (or visit if your still in school). Ask you BGO (or equal) for advice, "should I send this?" "Should I call to find out?" Do not despair least you think you are annoying them (obviously you want to do this in a respectable manner). Unless they can specifically tell you your application/file/folder is complete TO THEIR LIKING, it may not be, and worse, you may never know for sure.

    It was my experience that the folks at the other end of the phone appreciates your inquiry regarding your future. They may also be able to assist your struggles to get things moving that you are having difficulty moving forward on your own.

    Remember, this effort becomes part of what the recipient (Academy/Congressman/ etc) considers your strengths and determination in your future.

    Stay focused and determined. Good luck!
     

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