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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...
  2. 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...
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    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...
  7. 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...
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    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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...