Question on LOA and who gets them

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  1. cgchris99

    cgchris99 Member

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    I notice some on here have posted they have a LOA. How does one get one of these? It seems that only a few get them and the rest go through the normal process.

    Thanks for any information. The waiting is killing us.
     
  2. Christcorp

    Christcorp Member

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    You are correct. Only a few get them. It's sort of like "early admissions" from a traditional college. Not to sound elitist, but usually the ones who get an LOA, are what one might call the "No Brainers Club". Meaning that they have the resume/application of such, that they pretty much would get an appointment, no matter who they were competing with. The academy has decades of experience knowing what the below, average, above, and exceptional applications are. Mind you, even with an exceptional application, that doesn't guarantee an LOA. Just a better chance. They give out about 100-150 per year.
     
  3. yfx4

    yfx4 Dad of a former Candidate

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    It seems that recruited athletes are also in the LOA club.
     
  4. fencersmother

    fencersmother Founding Member

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    Just remember, on I-Day, it matters not one whit if you got an LOA or not.
     
  5. carteefarm

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    Nor any time after that!
     

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