PLEASE RESPOND AS LOAs COME IN

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  1. Vista123

    Vista123 Member

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    As LOAs come in can people post their general profile:

    ACT / SAT Scores:
    GPA (weighted/non weighted):
    Class Rank:
    Are you coming in as a recruited athlete:
    General ECs:
    CFA Scores if completed:
    Attendance in SLS:

    Thank you for replying this will help the rest of us gain a better understanding.
     
  2. USMA2016

    USMA2016 Appointee - Class of 2016

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    They won't start being sent until September 1st, so this thread might have to be bumped then.
     
  3. NateClass2016

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    I may not have received an LOA yet (they come out on September 1st), but do know that I am being heavily consider for one (after having an "emergency" interview by my FFR over the phone at around 9:30 PM in which he said it looks as if I should receive one). So I will give you my stats just for a range of what is competitive.
    ACT: composites-30 twice Math-32 English-34 Reading-31 Writing-32(this is what is on my candidate portal- it was a 9) Science-27
    SAT: I have PSAT scores Math-62 Verbal-72 Writing-67 (NMSQT qualifier)
    GPA: 4.0 (My school does not weight any classes, but if it says anything my school is small enough and my schedule is so hard that my school schedules the class schedule around my schedule (Which is quite nice of them)).
    Recruited Athlete: Sort of (Wrestling)
    General ECs: NHS treasurer, Varsity Golf, Wrestling team captain and team MVP, Ohio Greco-Roman Wrestling National Team member, Latin Club, 4-H officer, ect...
    CFA scores: BB throw-58 ft. Pull-ups-18 Shuttle-8.5s Push-ups-75 Sit-ups-96 Mile-5:59
    Attendance to SLS: No

    I hope this helps, at least in part, to what is even considered very competitive for an LOA.

    Good Luck!
     
  4. Stopper8293

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    Just to make things clear, if one were to receive an LOA, he/she would see it in his/her mailbox on September 1? Or is West Point mailing them on September 1? Therefore, the person would receive it in the mail September 2 or 3.
     
  5. BillSL

    BillSL USMA Class of 2016

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    They "go out" September 1, so my guess is the latter.
     
  6. NateClass2016

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    I would guess that you would get both. An email of notification and then an official letter would be my guess.
     
  7. Stopper8293

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    Oh really, so there may be some e-mailing involved as well?
     
  8. USMA2016

    USMA2016 Appointee - Class of 2016

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    EMAIL!?!?!?!?!?! o_O

    THAT WOULD BE AWESOME!

    You see... living in San Diego, I am probably the farthest from West Point in the contiguous United States (BillSL takes the cake though) so mail takes like a week to get here.

    Email would be... just... well... incredible.
     
  9. USMA2016

    USMA2016 Appointee - Class of 2016

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    Just out of curiosity: what do you mean by this?
     
  10. NateClass2016

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    Well I am being recruited by other universities, so if I receive an LOA I am going to contact Coach Heskett. I plan on wrestling, even if I have to walk on. I am from Ohio, which is where Coach Heskett was before he took the WP job. I have talked with him before and have other connections to him as well. So it is more of a reverse recruiting scenario I guess. Even if I do not receive an LOA, I still plan on contacting him soon.
     
  11. buff81

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    They will be mailed on September 1.
    Email would be nice but then they would have to change the acronym to EOA. :wink:

    Being a recruited athlete can totally change your admissions prospects and even your chances for a LOA.
    You should be in contact with the WP wrestling coach yesterday!
     
  12. jonafox94

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    wow you are a great candidate
    I am about 5'8 180 pounds the pull-ups were not easy for me and neither was the situps haha
    I am hoping to get an LOA and was told I was a very competative candidate for one.
    ACT composite 29 Math 30 English 29 Science 27 :l and Reading 32
    No SAT
    GPA 4.5 weighted 3.6 unweighted class rank 9 out of 40 in a highly advanced school
    not a recruited athlete
    General ECs: NHS, Mu alpha Theta officer, over 100 community service hours, led in orginizing many clothing and food drives for the lesss fortunate. Been head lifeguard for 3 summers and worked as a Servers assistant in a fine dining restaurant for 7 months
    Cross country team captain, track team captain and second place in state for the 4x4 relay, captain of basketball team
    school has no football team but i will definetly try out for the westpoint football team
    CFA: BBall throw 65 ft pull ups 8 :l shuttle run 8.4 push ups 62 sit ups 72 mile 6:30
    Attendance to sls: no
     
  13. center56

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    Hey jonafox94 looks like you and my DS will be hoping to be on two of the same nominating slates. My DS has very similar stats ACT composite is 30. He was also a boys state delegate and attended SLS. Have you been qualified by DoDMERB yet? Good luck in the coming months.
     
  14. jonafox94

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    yes I have been cleared by DODMERB finally as of August 25th haha
    I can not wait to check the mail box everyday starting friday
     
  15. BillSL

    BillSL USMA Class of 2016

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    Out of curiosity, how long did it take for your SLS mail to get there? It took about a week and a half to two weeks if I recall correctly to get here.
     
  16. jonafox94

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    I live in New Orleans Louisiana and my letter from DODMERB had August 25th on it and i recieved it August 27th so 2 days sounds about right
     
  17. center56

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    But I believe the DoDMERB letter came from Colorado Springs and the SLS information came from West Point.
     
  18. BillSL

    BillSL USMA Class of 2016

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    Hmm okay.
     
  19. USMA2016

    USMA2016 Appointee - Class of 2016

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    about a week. Cross-country mail's a [insert expletive here].
     
  20. USMA2016

    USMA2016 Appointee - Class of 2016

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    Guess what everyone.... It's september 1st!!!
    :biggrin::biggrin::biggrin:
     

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