When is it a good time to write nominations?

Discussion in 'Nominations' started by mazing, Jan 28, 2011.

  1. mazing

    mazing New Member

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    Hello. Well, i was confused when i should sent my request to my state senator. I was on his website, Charles Schumer of NY, and it said if you're at least a junior. It also said the deadline for applications passed but im pretty sure that was for this year. I am a junior and plan on applying next year so i was wondering if it was too early. Can i send the request anytime and finish the application by deadline or should wait a while and then send the request?
     
  2. Peter

    Peter Member

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    Yes, it is too early to send it, and yes...you are right. The deadline has passed for those applying for the class of 2015. I suggest you wait, but in the meanwhile, you can prepare your resume, as that's a very important part of the application. Also notify your teachers in the case that they might have to write recommendations for you.
     
  3. mazing

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    ok thank you!
     
  4. Pima

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    Peter is correct, you do not apply for a nom until the yr you apply for an SA.

    I would say look at the profile for the nom request, and start lining the recs up. MOCs vary some want educators, some will take anyone.

    Additionally, the SAs will want their own recs from teachers, traditionally Math/Sci will be one of them. Before the school yr ends ask the teachers you want to write a rec for their email, and inform them that you will be contacting them over the summer.

    You should also check with the gc or administration to find out when sealed transcripts will be ready for rising srs.

    Noms are needed, but you need to also be academically qualified along with Medically for an SA apptmt.

    Spend the spring and early fall taking the SAT/ACT because they superscore...no harm no foul

    If you have a medical issue start working on the issue now, because nothing is worse than going through DodMerb as a candidate with an LOA, but not mq.

    Noms open the door, but they are not a guarantee for an apptmt. Don't just worry about one aspect and forget the others.
     
  5. kokokopuffs

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    MOre important

    Is signing up for the Summer Seminars at NAval or West Point, or any other service academies that you are interested in.
    if you are interested in NAval, please PM me!
     

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