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    Additional Extracurriculars?

    Hello, I'm currently a sophomore in high school, and while looking at my current accomplishments, my extracurriculars (including sports), seemed a little thin. This is my current list: Freshman Year JV Wrestling MMA (Not school-affiliated Sophomore Year JV Wrestling, season got cut short...
  2. blueskies18

    International Applicant

    Hi everyone. I want to apply to USAFA for 2023, but I am currently attending high school in Canada. I am an American citizen, but I have no residency in the US. In terms of getting nominations, does anyone have any advice on who to contact and when? It is the only part of the application process...
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    Concerns regarding eligibility of non-citizens

    Good evening, today I started my application for USAFA. At the pre-candidate questionnaire it stated that you must be a US citizen to proceed. Previously, I thought that I just had to be a citizen prior to arriving at the academy. That being said, I can start my naturalization process October...
  4. Midwestern111

    Is it too late to go to the Academy? Do I have a shot? Anxious and discontent

    Hello all, I apologize for the long post but I really could use some advice. Background: I am a 19-year-old freshman at a highly ranked liberal arts school in the midwest, I am very interested in attending either USMA or USNA. When I was in high school, I was very involved and got a 29 ACT...
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    DODMERB Date

    Hi, I was wondering when a date would appear on my application portal. I have finished the majority of my application except for the CFA, which I need to retake. Is there a way to get a head start on the process? I hear it takes a while. Thanks in advance
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    Emailing MOC Offices

    Hi everyone. I’m a current junior in high school and now that it’s almost 2020 I am beginning my SA application journey. I was wondering from anyone’s past experience if you would recommend for me to email my MOC’s nomination office just to introduce myself and who I am? If anyone did this...
  7. U

    Essay style to aim for

    Hello again folks, I have a question about the “why you want to go” essay. I am conflicted, because I have a lot to write (several reasons) to fit in so little space. I know many others struggle with this too, but would it be better to focus on one central reason? or several reasons all...
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    Can I still turn my nomination in

    I'm in 11th grade. I submitted my pre candidate questionnaire, but I did not get a nomination. Should I get my nomination and keep the questionnaire submitted, or should I take out the questionnaire? Also how does the nomination status update? It currently says none. Really dumb question here...
  9. Z

    IT and Cyber Security Trade School

    Hello all, this will be my first post here, I've been interested in the Naval Academy since February of last year, for a multitude of reasons that others before me have had, but another reason that I believe is special to me. The Cyber Operations Major. Since November last year, I decided...
  10. G

    Help through "The Process"

    I am a sophomore in high-school so I still have about a year before things start moving. I feel as though I'm on the right track to attend an academy but I'm also staying motivated to keep improving. I believe that one my strengths is that all I've ever wanting to attend one of the...
  11. K

    Extra Curricular and Application Advice

    I am a 2023 candidate with a 4.3 gpa, 40/500 rank, 30 ACT, and a 1350 SAT. I am a three sport athlete, being named a captain in all three. I am a member of Key-club, NHS, and Various church groups including the nominating committee. My FFR told me to try to bolster my extra curricular...
  12. R

    What should I press on the application? (Army ROTC)

    I'm a junior interested in serving and will be applying to West Point and Army West Point. I talked about getting fined $74 for forgetting my fishing license should how should I answer this? "Have you ever been arrested, convicted, fined, imprisoned, placed on probation, paroled or pardoned...