Odds of getting in?

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Will I get in?

Poll closed Mar 14, 2014.
  1. Hard Yes

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  2. Maybe

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  3. Hard No

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  1. PeterFlock

    PeterFlock New Member

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    I will give you the run down of my "portfolio"

    GPA- 3.766
    Class Rank- 20/126 (15.87%)

    Clubs-
    Interact/Rotary-President
    Spanish Club-President
    Student Council-Representative
    Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)
    Math League
    Journalism Club
    National Honor Society

    Work-
    Worked during school year and summer all four years of high school

    Sports-
    Football- 2 years varsity, 2 letters, Captain, 1st team all conference
    Basketball- 2 years varsity, 1 letter, planning on getting another, Captain

    Volunteering-
    Volunteer math tutor to my peers and to elementary and middle school students. Nursing home helper and volunteer. I raked leaves many times all around my town, and also cleaned up a local highway multiple times. I volunteer at youth athletics as a helper at football and basketball camps and tournaments. And finally Special Olympics volunteer.

    Random-
    Badger Boys State
    USNA Summer Seminar
    Leadership camp
    3 Academic letters, planning on receiving fourth
    Sports Editor in chief for school newspaper and school yearbook
    advertising manager for school yearbook
    Writer/reporter for newspaper/yearbook

    This is me in a nut shell. I have my application completed and I recently received word that I passed my medical exams. Just waiting on a nomination which is worrying me slightly.

    Let's say I get a nomination, what are my odds on getting in?

    Any information is greatly appreciated!!

    Thank you!!
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  2. Stevewar2

    Stevewar2 Member

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    And Then..

    Standardized tests scores? Level of classes? U look like a strong maybe in the absence of more info.
     
  3. BDHuff09

    BDHuff09 Member

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    Test scores?
     
  4. PeterFlock

    PeterFlock New Member

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    27 on my ACT sadly, I only have taken it once...irealize I should have taken it more. I think my score would have jumped up 2-3 points.

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  5. PeterFlock

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    level of classes would be low I guess.. Only 1 AP class, Ap Calc. My school is finally in the process of incorporating more AP classes to the curriculum. Other than calc, only other ones were online. I have taken physics chem bio and a lot of math.

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  6. WestPoint2017

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    Nobody can really tell you and the reason for that is because your basis for admission is the competition level in your district and none of us know your district. What state are you from? ACT needs to be higher if you are put to the National Pool
     
  7. PeterFlock

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    Good old wisconsin. And I agree..i think my ACT/GPA will kill me.

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  8. Stevewar2

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    Tests

    Keep taking the ACT/SAT. See about tutoring.
     
  9. WIT84

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    Check the January ACT test date, I beleive they will include those scores in your final package. As previously meitioned, find a tutor or take a class it will improve your chances of moving that score to a 30+.

    Good luck
     
  10. Raseo1Son

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    I believe there's still time to take both the ACT and SAT tests for USMA - and you should! Buy the official test prep books and work those practice tests to death! :shake:
     
  11. PeterFlock

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    Great advise. I definitely should do that.

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  12. GoBlue1984

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    You only provided the composite score. Math sub-score is probably the most important. I would say if you can get a 29 on Math, your other accomplishments make you a good candidate.
     

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