Reapplying for class of 2017

Discussion in 'Military Academy - USMA' started by dcarmy17, Jul 4, 2012.

  1. dcarmy17

    dcarmy17 Member

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    I plan on reapplying to the class of 2017, I receieved my TWE the last week of June. I will be attending a state school with a 4 year AROTC scholarship. I got a D in my 8th semester of high school. Its my only D in my high school career. Will this affect my chances? Also, aside from participating in ROTC what can I do to improve my chance for the class of 2017?
     
  2. mng249

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    take math and science courses your first and second semesters of college. I decided I would take history/writing intensive courses, and that was the largest factor (so says my liaison) in my being passed up for selection. ALso, yes, the D will obviously hurt. I know matter-of-factly that it disqualifies your from USAFA (according to the candidate handbook released 2 JUL 2012), but im not sure about USMA.
     
  3. BigNick

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    The one "D" is not the "kiss of death" but it hurts. WP is looking to see if people get "seniorites" the lasr semester of HS - you clearly did and it will be noticed. Best bet - show "As" and "Bs" in college math/science courses.
     
  4. TheKnight

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    Just make sure you do well in college and don't slack off. A friend of mine was appointed to be class of 2016 and five days before starting got his appointment pulled because of the one D on his record in his final semester at the CC he was going to. Long story short, he was offered a prep school slot.
     

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