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    What are my chances? Class of 2025

    I know there are other factors such as my district's competitiveness, but I would like to know what other people thought of my chances. I am a rising senior at my high school, and I wanted to have a third party with more knowledge to assess my chances and what I should work on. Academics: GPA...
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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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    Dilemma

    Let's say a candidate gets accepted into one academy (say, USXA), but reeeally wants another. For example, a candidate gets accepted to US"X"A, but really wants USMMA. But USXA has a deadline to accept an appointment. If the candidate is still technically in the running for USMMA, is it best to...
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    Value of Actuarial Exams

    Hello everyone! I was wondering how impactful actuarial exams are in my application. Living with a single parent, I have difficulty getting to and from extracurriculars so I self studied at home for advanced math tests through the Society of Actuaries. I passed 2 very difficult multivariate...
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    By April 1 – Regular Admission decisions released?

    So just for clarification, all admissions decisions are made by April 1st, but appointments can be offered before this time; is this correct? Additionally, are most appointments released before this date, or on this date? Do sports play a major factor in getting an appointment before the deadline?
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    how do i improve?

    Hey y'all, I'm a junior in hs and i applied for the summer seminar thing and still haven't heard back from them yet, so i thought it would be a good time to start the PCQ. Here's what i have so far for the actual application.. any pointers on where I could improve would be great! SAT (740 R/660...
  7. cousmma5280

    Colorado-Alamosa-Service Academy Information Day-March 7, 2020

    Sponsor: US Senators Michael Bennet & Cory Gardner, and US Representative Scott Tipton Date: Saturday, March 7, 2020 TIME: 1:00 PM LOCATION: Adams State University, 208 Edgemont Blvd, Alamosa, Colorado 81101 The session will be conducted in the McDaniels Hall Classroom MCD 101 PRESENTERS...
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    Sea Year Questions

    What is sea year like? How do people get sea projects done with work (particularly for engine majors)? What might a daily schedule look like? What opportunities are available during sea year? What different types of boats are available? Tug boats, massive cargo ships, etc? What are advantages or...
  9. jagtiger26

    Chances of getting into USAFA with at least three already admitted students in my county?

    In my county (not sure about congressional district but assuming there are more applicants), there are already three students with either a LOA or an athletic offer (1 LOA 2 accepted athletic offers). How much will this negatively impact my chances of getting a nomination/appointment? Do...
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    Naval Academy Admissions Event - Columbus, Ohio 11/24/19

    Interested in attending the Naval Academy? Live in Ohio? Please join us for an opportunity to speak with current midshipmen, admissions staff, and congressional offices about the application process! This event is open to students interested in hearing firsthand accounts from current...
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    Virginia Military Institute Application Chances, Advice, and Questions

    Good morning, afternoon, or evening, I am an out-of-state Florida early decision applicant for the upcoming class. This post is primarily to query this community about my chances at admission to VMI and to ask a few questions. For the past year or so I've read nearly every VMI post on this...
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    Am I Competitive Enough Thus Far To Get Into The USAFA?

    Hello all, I am in my junior year in a Co-Op (homeschool) high school. I am holding a 3.75 GPA and will hopefully like to get that up to a 3.8 or 4.0. I would love to go to the USAFA and study Cyber Science as my degree and am passionate about commissioning and becoming an officer in the USAF...
  13. birdwatcher4125

    Boys State vs SLCDA, which one is more important to Academy Admissions if you could only attend one of them?

    If a USNA candidate were to apply to Boys State and SLCDA, and he were fortunate enough to be offered a spot at both programs, but they both happen to be held during the same week so that he could only attend one of them, which one should he choose? We know that all of the service academies...
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    Processing Time for SAT Scores?

    I took the August 24 SAT administration and the score send says "Fulfilled" as of 9/11/2019. However, when I logged into my USNA portal to check receipt on their end, it says "Not received." I'm sure that they will get to my scores eventually, but does anyone know how long it takes for USNA to...
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    Military Recommendation Question

    As an active duty sailor, I have a question regarding the Military Recommendations. The application states, "Please enter the Last Name, First Name, and Email Address of the Military Official from your Senior or Junior year for whom you want to fill out the USNA Military Recommendation 1...
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    How to Send an Email to a Chief Petty Officer Who is My Admissions Counselor

    I am currently active duty enlisted in the Navy. As such, my application process is different. My Admissions Counselor is currently a Chief Petty Officer in the Navy. I have never sent an email before to a Chief in the Navy. Does anybody have advice as to how the official format might be when...
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    Any tips on what I should work to improve on?

    GPA - 3.9/4.33 (Taken or will take "hard" AP's before graduation such as Chem, Physics 1, Physics C, Calculus, Psych, United States History, Environmental Science, Human Geography) Act - 33 super score (32 Math/English/Reading, 35 Science, 8 writing) Wrestling JV - 10th grade V- 11th, 12th...
  18. USMA2025Cadet

    Seeking Connections

    I am currently a very dedicated Sophomore in High School with a dream to attend USMA, but overall I want to serve my country as an Officer in the Army while working in Intelligence and National Security. I was wondering what the best way would be to try and establish those strong connections I...
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    Devil Pups

    I attended a Marine Corps leadership program in Camp Pendleton last summer which was a life changing experience for me which initially interested me in serving and the Naval Academy. The program is not well known at all which worries me because I am afraid the admissions board will just write it...
  20. Honey_Badger

    AMA - Accepted Soldier Candidate | Admin Kit Complete

    Ask Me Anything. I'm a Soldier Candidate (MN ARNG) for the Class of 2023, and as of today my admin kit is complete (besides the Initial Deposit and Computer/Tablet Preference). I've balanced full-time college and part-time/full-time work (most recently as a National Guard Title 32 Technician). I...
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