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    Academic Terrors?

    I have read horror stories on these forums from years past of seemingly ridiculously difficult classes/instructors. I haven't seen as many of these within recent years. What is the current climate like for academics? How is the administration right now when it comes to giving plebes/MIDN second...
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    Question About Walk-on Athletes

    How common is it for athletes to participate in a Varsity sport here without being recruited? Additionally, do coaches allow for "team managers" and allow for students to participate in practices and, even if they're not first string? Also, are there any cases where a person may not make the...
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    Very good students?

    Hi all. New to the forums as a poster. So much good info as a lurker these past couple of months, although it's made me a little obsessed! :( My DS is applying to USMA. He's a very good student. 35 ACT, probably will super score to 36 next month. Highly ranked in a top NJ public high school...
  4. kevintanaka

    Help with Senior Year Courses !

    Hello guys! I am currently applying to the United States Naval Academy, and I just wanted to show a rigorous academic schedule for my Senior year. In order to provide greater context, I will show the courses I have taken and their respective grades. Please give me ANY feedback! Thank you...
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    USMMA General Advice

    Hey guys, I (kinda) recently received an LOA from USMMA for the Class of 2022! I'm 3Q'd as of today, all I need to do is send in my 7th Semester Grades and I'll receive an appointment (or at least that's what my coach has said). I was wondering if any past or present Midshipmen could give me...
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