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    USNA Summer Seminar Information

    Hey there! I attended NASS last summer, and it was way better than I expected it to be; however, that may be because I hadn't really considered an SA seriously as a college option before then. I went in completely blind, so I'm pretty glad that things worked out. Every morning, everyone wakes...
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    Class of 2021 USNA Appointment Thread

    chuang104/self/LOA/Appointment 4/12/2017/Accepted/TX-07/Congressional nomination
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    Turned down medically

    This morning, I received news from DodMERB stating "D200.00 Medical Officer Miscellaneous Disqualified - Equivocal insect allergy (fire ant) with class IV IGE" But then it went on to say "Consult: allergist regarding history of Equivocal fire ant allergy with recent class IV IGE. Please...
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    Averse reaction to fire ant bites

    Update: About a month ago, I got a letter from DoDMERB that asked me to fill out the form that 5Day linked. So I filled that out and sent that in, saying that everything was really minor and there was no anaphylaxis or anything, and all that. Then they send me another letter today saying that I...
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    Averse reaction to fire ant bites

    So when I was filling out my medical history on the DoDMETS website, I checked "yes" to "averse reaction to insect stings/bites" or something like that, because in middle school I was bitten a few times. The bites themselves swelled up a lot, and I had some trouble breathing when I had to run...
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    High school transcripts...?

    So I'm from Texas, and my senators are John Cornyn and Ted Cruz. Cornyn's application for a nomination was due October 7, and while I did get it in on time, I'm afraid that I may not have followed the guidelines properly. On Cornyn's form it says "The following items are all required and must...
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    Minimum weight requirements

    Hey guys! I'm currently a senior in high school and I am in the middle of the application process for USNA and USMA. I've been kind of concerned about the minimum weight requirement - I noticed on here that for a 5'2 female, the minimum is 104 lbs. However, I am about 10 pounds under this...