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    Help for USNA Personal Statement

    Hello all, I am currently applying for the USNA. In the application, there is an essay requirement. I am just here to receive feedback and see what I can do better. This is a rough draft, and I expect to change some things in the future. (1) Describe what led to your initial interest in the...
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    I need help clearing some things up (and maybe some advice)

    I'm an incoming sophomore in high school with USMA being my top choice for college. However, I only really learned about WP at the end of freshman year, so I've been slacking off some and not working as hard as I should have been. I've researched what I could about the academy and other...
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    Possibly failed depth perception, and esotropia. AFROTC Scholarship on the line?

    Hello! Today I just completed my optometric examination at a civilian institution. I think I may have failed the depth perception exam because I couldn't tell which circle "stood out" to me. I did correctly identify which animals stood out though. They also noted I have minor esotropia, because...
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    I have asymptomatic flat feet, but I am worried the DoDMERB/AFROTC will disqualify me.

    Hello! I am on a Type 1 Scholarship for AFROTC. I am really banking on this scholarship to afford the expensive school I am going to, but more importantly, it has been my PASSION and BLAZE in my heart to serve ever since I was a boy. I'm just worried that if they disqualify me for having flat...
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    nomination strategy

    Hi all. A question regarding congressional nominations: My DD is 1 of 10 nominated by a MOC to USNA. USNA is her top, and she has 2 more nom interviews in the coming weeks. She is unsure if she should say USNA is her top in these next cong interviews because she already got a nom and does...
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    ROTC Form 5-497 Outdated SAT scoring system

    I recently sent my JROTC SAI a Form 5-497, I filled out all my information but when it asked for my SAT scores, it was written down in the format used before 2016. It asks for my Critical Reading Score, My Writing Score, And my Math Score. I initially assumed this meant the "Test Scores" which...
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    SAT/ACT Question

    I am a rising senior who is struggling to figure out how exactly to upload my SAT/ACT scores to ROTC. I have several questions. First, does the scholarship program superscore? Second, can I upload a screenshot of my score to the application, if not how exactly do I give my score to the...
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    7 schools help

    I am currently a rising senior who can't quite figure out all of the facts about the 7 schools for the scholarship. Namely if I get the scholarship, does it work at all of my seven schools? And what happens if I don't get into any of my seven schools?
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    Last Application (Enlisted to USNA)

    Good Evening All! It has been a couple of years since my last time on this form, but it's nice to be back! Sadly, I am applying to the Naval Academy for my last time. After this year, I will be too old for the next I-Day. Between my first application in High School and now, I've enlisted in...
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    Tell me how to improve?

    Hello. I'm an incoming sophomore and I would appreciate it if some folks could tell me what I could improve. GPA - Unweighted 3.22 Weighted 3.77 Academics - On track to earn an associates when I graduate high school, going into algebra 2, have taken English comp 121/122, and I am taking...
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    Medical Waiver for NROTC College Program

    Hello, When I was applying for the USNA, DoDMERB deemed me medically disqualified but said I may be eligible for a medical waiver. Because I was not offered appointment to USNA this year, they did not proceed to review my medical history. So, I was wondering how I could obtain a medical waiver...
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    How do the Licensed Marine Engineering Majors Work?

    I've seen this topic brought up a few times, but I need some clarification and advice. Probably in stupid question territory, but insight is needed. How do the Marine Engineering Systems and Marine Engineering/Shipyard Management majors compare? I've looked online at the curriculum, and they...
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    I want to get into this academy but my high school doesn't offer any sports and on the application it says sports are suggested? Any tips or advice?

    I go to a school in South Texas that has no sports and I am worried about not being able to get in. I have a 4.0 GPA, 2nd in my class, and several college credits. I have about 100 hours of volunteer hours, I am the captain of my school's math and chess teams and we have gone to nationals every...
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    Question about Enlisted Applicants

    I am currently enlisted in the military, and have a question about applying. I have worked hard to submit a quality application. Additionally, I have congressional nominations, and support from my chain of command to attend a service academy. I understand that the military has no obligation to...
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    Official Correspondence DA Form 5500

    On the 5th of February, I was asked to complete the Body Fat Test by RC Captain Davis. Later that afternoon I completed the required document and faxed my measurements over. After a day or so the official correspondence pdf disappeared, just this morning it has reappeared. I have attempted to...
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    Waiver Assistance

    Dear Everyone, I am currently in the process of applying to the USNA and the USMMA, I have completed every step and the last thing I needed was to be cleared by DODMERB. They had flagged me for having a history with psoriasis. In reality I have a mild case of psoriasis that isn't visible, my...
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    Essay Prompt Help

    What attributes, life experiences, unique perspectives, and/or special talents do you possess that would contribute to the classroom, student body, and/or Air Force Academy? (400 to 500 words, 3000 characters I'm struggling with the second essay. Not necessarily because I don't have anything...
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    Help: When will DoDMERB Contact me?

    I have completed everything on the application for USAFA, USMMA, and USCGA except for the essays (which I'm working on, I just want them to be as good as possible before submitting). My question; is DodDMERB supposed to contact me for my medical examination? Or do I contact them? And do I need...
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    Chances at AROTC and AFROTC Scholarships

    Hello! This is my first post on this forum, I have been reading a lot of the previous posts and thought I would start my own. Any replies, advice, and/or constructive criticism would be much appreciate. I have just completed the AROTC application and interview this coming week, I also plan on...
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    Account Locked

    I mistyped my ROTC password and now my account is locked. I sent a message to the help address, but while I am waiting for a reply, is there anything I can do now?
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