LOA -> Appointment - Decision Window?

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  1. USAFAUSMA

    USAFAUSMA Member

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    If a candidate receives an LOA now and accomplishes all the additional requirements (nomination, complete file, medical qualification, etc.), when, roughly, will they receive the offer? And if it is received very early (i.e. well before the large March pool), will they have to respond early too, or will the response deadline be the same as most others?
     
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    In theory yes, unless you some medical DQ or legal trouble. I can't say anything about the deadline but you got a LOA?
     
  3. 845something

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    Your LOA should tell you when you have to complete your application by. Realize that it is probably early this fall (usually October timeframe); however many nominations don't come in until December. That means your offer probably won't be fully qualified until January at the earliest. The offer will specify a date by when you must respond. Last year it was 45 days.

    So yes, you should know prior to the large March appointments, but you will also likely have to let USMA know if you are going to accept before them as well.
     
  4. USAFAUSMA

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    Okay, thanks for the info. If I do get the nomination, qualify, and accept, and then become medically disqualified (i.e. contract asthma or something) all of a sudden, I should still have a plan B college or two, correct? Also yes, I understand the early due dates required.
     
  5. SuaSponte

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    I thought USMA didn't do LOAs anymore, aren't they supposed to do the less binding LOEs? Congrats anyway, good luck with nominations and such; I'm in the same boat just with an LOA to Navy instead.
     
  6. pockets

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    LOA already? Congratulations! Wish you luck for nominations!
     
  7. Runt

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    Curious about what your hook was---athlete, highly qualified minority, perfect scores?! Also, where are you from?
     
  8. USAFAUSMA

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    Sent a PM.
     
  9. 18'er

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    I did a search of OP's previous posts. OP said he took the SAT one time and got 2300+. That's hard to top. I think he said Connecticut.
     
  10. USAFAUSMA

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    Congrats! I really hope there won't be any problems with DoDMERB or nominations. I was so shocked (and excited of course) to see this, especially so early!


    I told him over PM, would rather not share too many specifics here.
     
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    LOA

    Congrats to you for the LOA at USMA !! Best of luck with nominations.:thumb:
     
  12. Roadking

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    My 2017 received his LOA in late September, then received his Nomination on November 30 and his Appointment on December 15th. I would imagine your timeline would be similar. CONGRATS!:thumb:
     
  13. JMS

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    Good on you for the LOA. And best wishes. To answer your direct question: Yes, do have a plan B and C in the event of an unhappy event.. they are all to common... car accidents, sports injury, trip/fall, illness.
     

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