Nomination Question

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  1. NYRower182

    NYRower182 Member

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    Hello, Ive got a question.

    I've received 2 nominations to date.

    Does this help my chances of getting in?
     
  2. Kero

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    no, one of those has just gone to waste, that is why in many very competative areas the congressmen discuss their nom's with each other to prevent this from happening.
     
  3. usnahopeful2014

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    I guess I could be totally wrong, but from what I've heard from this forum and from friends of mine at SA's, multiple noms does help, it's just an unspoken app booster. Yes, no, maybe?
     
  4. coffeecup3

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    The answer is yes and no. No as in you only need one nomination to get accepted so the other one doesn't count, however the yes comes into play as it adds room for flexibility so if you cannot get an appointment under one nomination, there is the possibility from the other. Overall, two is better than one, however it may or may not be helpful; it just depends on the situation. I probably didn't explain this that well, but hopefully you get the jist of it. Also check the nomination forum section because I know a month or two ago that question was answered. Best of Luck!! :smile:
     
  5. NYRower182

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    No coffee, that did make sense. It's like I have 2 flips of the coin now. Thank you. And I come from a competitive area in NY, so the fact that I got 2 nom's so far is a good sign I hope.
     
  6. coffeecup3

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    Well then congrats and hopefully it ends up in your favor! Best of luck!! :thumb:
     
  7. 1964BGO

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    Any BGO will recommend you go for every nomination for which you are qualified. It does give the Admissions Board some flexibility in considering you for an offer of appointment. Also, you may be on one slate of nominees where you may not be the top choice, but on another where you are competitive. I just interviewed a very qualified candidate who was in that situation, and who almost assuredly will receive an offer as a result. I have another candidate who is very highly qualified, but is on a slate with at least four holders of LOAs. Word to the wise - Leave no stone unturned!

    Best wishes.
     

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