Requirement for USMA Summer Leadership Seminar?

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  1. JT20

    JT20 Member

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    Is it a requirement for the SLS program that you submit your ACT, PSAT, or SAT scores? I ask this because at my school they have only issued out the PLAN test (practice ACT essentially), as for I'm a sophomore. On the USMA website they really didn't provide that answer, so if anyone can answer that it would be great.:smile:
     
  2. debcst

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    Yes, their only criterion for SLS admissions is test scores.

    Since you cannot attend until the end of your Junior year it should not be a problem to take one of the required tests before applications begin in December.
     
  3. MemberLG

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    Not true. Had a kid (with very high test scores) that got rejected and I followed up with the Admissions Office. The answer I got back was not enough "leadership" activities.
     
  4. debcst

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    Thanks for the correction. Indeed, here's what they say in the FAQs section regarding SLS admissions:


    " Invitations to the seminar are awarded on a competitive basis using the academic, athletic and extracurricular information provided in the SLS application."

    Sorry to be the bearer of false info!
     
  5. BillSL

    BillSL USMA Class of 2016

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    [YOUTUBE]XRWc9GiSMCA[/YOUTUBE]

    This video, which was on the old admissions website (not so sure about the new, current one) states that you need to be on top 10-15% of the class, upper 600s for SAT, ACT upper 20s low 30s, be part of "a sport or two" and perhaps varsity letters.

    I played Volleyball for 3 years and Handball will be completing 2. No Varsity Letters in Brazil (but I never told them before getting accepted, so it is not a requirement to get into SLS). I registered and soon received the acceptance letter. My SATs are in the 600s. And I am at the top 5% of my school. I think it uses a "scan" method to determine whether you'll be accepted or not.
     

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