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    Ask me anything

    No. Don't worry about getting an LOA, just put everything you have into your application.
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    Yep
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    I hate to answer a question with a question, but would you rather be a navy/marine corps officer or an air force officer?
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    I was a candidate during a CVW a couple years ago. It was an extremely influential weekend for me. I see my host on occasion and still vividly remember the people, events, etc. I've escorted two drags (candidates) this first semester. I tried to dedicate as much time as possible to them, but it...
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    Email, January 9th, 2019. Best day of my life.
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    Great question. The BIGGEST thing that surprised me is the importance of relationships. The people you go through plebe summer with (35-40 mids) are the people you will be going through your entire academy career with. Prioritizing the relationships you have with them will pay dividends. No one...
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    The academics, time-management, etc are definitely strenuous, especially at the beginning. But after 6 week exams, I fell into a groove and things became easier (to manage). It is different for everyone. In high school I had a 3.8 and at the semester end, I have a 3.0. This first semester was...
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    I'm a plebe who just finished his first semester at the naval academy. I had a ton of questions throughout the application process and after being accepted and I sometimes couldn't find answers. Ask me anything.
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    USNA class 2023 multiple name tags?

    Hey all. I'm a c/o '23 plebe currently on parent weekend liberty. I've have some funny name tag experiences. I forgot to put on my name tag one day, so one of my detailers put me on quadruple name tag duty. They called me "plebe admiral" We saw the plebe with 7 name tags. He's a legend
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    Company information for plebe summer

    I think there are less than 30 companies during PS.
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    Company information for plebe summer

    4400/30 is around 150. So I think there are around that many per Company during the Ac year.
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    Company information for plebe summer

    Got mine too
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    PS — Words of Wisdom & Advice on What to Bring

    On the pink sheet of the PTR saying "ATTENTION CANDIDATES", it states "Make copies of all documents before mailing and bring those copies with you on I-Day. I'm going to hand carry all documents on I Day
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    Company information for plebe summer

    Thank you @justdoit19! You have been an amazing help on this forum, along with all the other experiences hands!
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    Company information for plebe summer

    No news here out west. I think it's supposed to be email
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    Company information for plebe summer

    Have most '23ers heard about company assignments yet?
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    To Validate or Not?

    What do you mean leapfrogged? Also, isn't only 2 semesters of chem required regardless of level?
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    PS — Words of Wisdom & Advice on What to Bring

    I'm bringing my wallet with my ID, NFCU debit card, SSID card, and $100 cash. All were things they asked for, and a wallet seemed easiest.
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    Plebe Summer Mentality- To the Class of 2023

    @Academy Insider thank you for the fantastic article!
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    Nurse options

    There is a nurse option for Army ROTC. Look into that.
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