application questions

  1. GooseWithBongos

    Age Requirements

    Hi All, I don't know where to ask this question, but I am looking to apply for academies in my upcoming senior year. Of course, I understand that part of that application is a nomination, but that's where my issue arises. I was moved up 1 year in elementary school, so I will apply for college...
  2. K

    What are some steps I need to be taking right now to make being accepted into the academy a reality?

    Hi, So I have an interesting situation. I skipped the 6th and the 8th grade. I also have had straight A’s for every semester of high school so far (I’m currently a junior at 14 years old). My dad and my grandfather were officers in the Air Force. I am also an officer in the Civil Air Patrol. I...
  3. B

    Any advice/input for keeping the correct formatting on application questions?

    As I was reviewing my application, I noticed that formatting for the free-response questions looks messed up. For the personal essays section each essay is all one huge paragraph (even though in the "non-review"/edit mode there are several distinct paragraphs). For the resume section instead of...
  4. C

    Anxious About Medical Problem (& I Have an Application Question)

    Hi all - I'm almost finished up with the medical survey on the DoDMERB website and I have some anxiety about my asthma being a red flag. I had a few prescriptions for inhalers in the past after cases of wheezing and coughing, although I don't know if I was ever explicitly diagnosed with asthma...
  5. J

    Naval Academy Application: Infractions question regarding a moving violation.

    On the Naval Academy Application, it asks "*Have you ever been cited, arrested, convicted or fined for any violation of any law or ordinance?" I got a minor moving violation earlier this year for failure to yield, but I took a driving class and got it taken off my record( i think), Should I go...
  6. T

    Current Midshipman Q&A- Here to help!

    Hey everyone, I am a current plebe (Class of 2026) at USNA and willing to try and answer any questions ranging from the application process to life at the academy. As a little background reference, I am a reapplicant having been originally denied out of high school. I did a year of college...
  7. Q

    Additions to the Candidate Profile

    Hello, I am currently in the process of applying for USMA. I was hoping to add a few items, such as Boys State, to my Candidate Application. This was listed in one of the checks on the PCQ, but I am not able to edit it now. Does anyone know if this is possible? I contacted my Field Force...
  8. D

    2026 State Nominations Thread

    Does anyone have experience applying for a nomination with Sen. Feinstein? There is mixed information. Some places it says to email all information and others it asks for USPS mail. We just want to be sure to get it right.
  9. P

    How can I prepare?

    Hi! My name is Prasun Sapkota and I am sophomore at Panther Creek Highschool in Cary, NC. I have had an interest in the service academies especially the Naval Academy since a young age. As a sophomore, I have a 4.5 GPA out of 5 and 1490 on the SAT. I have also founded my own student-initiated...
  10. M

    Nomination Not Showing up in Portal

    Good morning everyone! So I was contacted earlier this week about receiving a principle nomination from one of my Senators to the United States Military Academy, and yesterday I was contacted by their office that they were submitting the nomination to West Point as we spoke. The staffer thought...
  11. O

    Timeline for USCGA

    Hi I am a High school applicant for the class of 2025 and over the last month or so I have been leaning about the Coast Guard Academy and I have a couple questions. - is there a timeline I should be following for the application process? Any dates that you would recommend I complete different...
  12. CB2515

    Family Gross Income Question (USAFA Form 146)

    I've been filling out the Personal Data Record and I came across the family income question. I live with one parent since both are divorced. Would the income be the custodial's parents income or both parents combined? Thanks!