Update candidate activities record

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  1. HydroJim

    HydroJim Member

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    I've recently gained a few leadership positions in my school and I want to update USMA to strengthen my file

    How do I go about adding activities to my file and getting them verified by my school?

    I was thinking that the respective updates, along with a letter from my counselor verifying the activities, would be appropriate.

    Does that sound about right?
     
  2. db11usma

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    Yes, this is exactly what I did and it was sufficient.
     
  3. ca2midwestmom

    ca2midwestmom Member

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    I don't think you personally can update anything on your portal once your CAR has been submitted. Your counselor will need to submit in writing any new awards/honors.
     
  4. Stevewar2

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    Updating CAR

    My DD submitted a letter (signed by her coach) and they updated her varsity letter status. Just make sure it's on school letterhead. May not hurt to have the CAR rep sign it also.
     
  5. cadet85

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    I can update my file by sending a message to admissions through my online portal. Admissions usually updates my info immediately.
     
  6. ca2midwestmom

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    taken directly from the Application Instructions e-mail DS received

    -You can continue to update your sports and activities even after you submit this (CAR), but the update must come from a verified source. Your coach, counselor, or other appropriate advisor for your activity can send a simple email to admissions.fw@usma.edu with a statement of what your new achievement is (new varsity letter, team captain, leadership position, etc.).
     
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    Thank you - I was wondering about that also. Is there any way to tell on the portal that the updated info has been received and approved?
     
  8. ca2midwestmom

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    In red under the title Candidate Activity Record there's a link to "View your CAR information". I'm not sure if the date changes with each addition (although logic would say it does). If it was a new athletic activity or EC added, it should show up in the box or under Sports Remarks or Awards Remarks.
     
  9. 845something

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    Make sure you email the right region. Admissions.fw is for the Far West. Swap out the FW for NE northeast, SE southeast, GL for Great Lakes, and SW for the southwest.
     

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