LOA Questions

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  1. USMA2016

    USMA2016 Appointee - Class of 2016

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    Dear Forum,

    I've completed my file and sent my transcripts in. Does anyone know when the first LOAs might go out? Also, does that date vary by admissions region?

    Thanks everyone!
     
  2. abeastlybeast

    abeastlybeast USMA Class of 2015

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    I believe I received mine at the end of July last year. However, they may be mailed earlier and many will be mailed in later months.
     
  3. 2015USMA

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    I received mine near the end of July. I would guess that is when the first few LOAs will go out.
     
  4. BigBear

    BigBear Class of 2015

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    I must say I'm very imPressed...you've submitted an application before we even start on R-Day
     
  5. JFM2016

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    My portal hasn't even opened yet
     
  6. a2roxas28

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    Have you turned in your test scores?
     
  7. JFM2016

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    They have them from my SLS application-but i actually haven't sent the official score reports. I thought we didn't need to. And yes they are above the minimum
     
  8. mumsyto3

    mumsyto3 Member

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    DS received his LoA to USMA in July 2009. This was before the Portal was open. Early in July 2009 he received a phone call from one of the admissions officers asking him to get his high school transcripts faxed to admissions as he was being considered for an LoA. Shortly after they received his transcripts he got an LoA in the mail. Bear in mind that things can change from year to year. Remember that most people will not receive an LoA so don't get caught up in worrying about an LoA.
    Best of luck to you:thumb:
     
  9. GoArmyBeatNavy

    GoArmyBeatNavy Member

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    They need official scores.
     
  10. USMA2016

    USMA2016 Appointee - Class of 2016

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    yep, everything's in: official score reports, transcripts, the whole nine yards. I guess it's a waiting game now.

    On another note, when should we hear from DoDMERB?
     
  11. Ectriso

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    I apologize for asking a question on your thread, but I just have a quick question. Is it possible to receive an LOA with only the CFA missing? After next week, I will only be missing the CFA and maybe English SOE. I know that an appointment is the goal and the majority will not receive an LOA, but I am curious.

    Thanks.
     
  12. rayquad

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    I'm in a very similar situation. I am pretty sure both must be completed in order to be considered for an LOA. After all, both factor into the overall candidate score and thus without them no score can be given. That's what I assume anyway.
     
  13. buff81

    buff81 Moderator

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    Yes.
    The minimum requirements for a LOA are:
    -SAT/ACT scores and
    -official transcripts through the end of Jr. year


    Nice progress towards completing your file!

    True - Appointment is the goal
    True - LOAs are rare and will probably be even more rare this year.

    LOA consideration is not the only reason to strive for early file completion. Completing your file during the summer speaks volumes about your drive and motivation to your RC and FFR.
     
  14. Ectriso

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    Thank you buff81 for your informative posts as always!
     
  15. SaltLife

    SaltLife Candidate

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    I will be done with my file by Friday before July even starts! I am a reapplicant though so I do know a little of what I am doing this time around. Makes me wonder how many people will have complete files by the beginning of July?
     
  16. Ectriso

    Ectriso Member

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    If you are in college now then, doesn't your file only go before the board once your first semester transcripts are in?
     
  17. SaltLife

    SaltLife Candidate

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    That is an excellent question that I do not know the answer to.
     
  18. scoutpilot

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    Only in exceptional cases.

    Let the "I deserve an LOA" season begin!
     
  19. Ectriso

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    I am not saying I deserve a LOA, but it would be nice to have. An appointment is what I'm looking for. :thumb:
     
  20. will60633

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    I completed my file a little while ago, the only thing I am waiting on is for USMA to receive my SAT scores. I sent them in a week ago and they still havn't shown up in my portal yet. How long should this take?
     

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