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    Math Placement tests during BCT?

    Hi, USAFA ‘28 here, entering in 10 days!! Super excited, but I was wondering if we had another Math placement test during BCT? For background, I took Calc 3/MultiVar my senior year of HS. You can’t validate that at USAFA, and the highest math class you can take Doolie year is Calc 3. We took 2...
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    Benefits/Drawbacks of Validating Calculus?

    so i know that validation at USMA happens when you take USMA’s test for the course during Beast, and if you do good on it, they let you move up. I also have learned that there are specific courses that you can validate with an AP Exam score, one of them being the econs/business course with a 5...
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    4 Year Math requirements

    Hello, I'm currently a Junior in highschool and I had a few questions regarding the math requirements for applying to the USAFA. The official admissions page says it recommends a strong background in Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, and Precalculus. However, the route I took is a little...
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    Bad Math Scores

    Hey guys! I know that there's been multiple similar threads to this one, but mine is... well... a bit unique. I took the math placement exams today (I did not study, although I probably should have). I ended up failing both, especially the Calc 1 with a score of around 45%. OUCH! I was in AP...
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    Can you fail the ABS Tests

    I was wondering if your ABS skill assessment tests can be failed or if they are strictly for placement into a math course. If you do poorly on the math exam, would USNA reconsider your offer?
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    AP Stats or AP Gov & Politics (For USNA)

    Hello, I was wondering if anyone could help me in deciding what course would be best for my application to USNA (this also applies to all academies as well). Next year, I was planning on taking one trimester of regular economics (it’s required) and two trimesters of AP Gov & Politics, however...
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    Calculus NROTC

    I have a question, I’ve recently taken my math placement test and did terrible on it. Luckily, I am able to take it 2 more times before this upcoming Friday. Is calculus hard and when do I have to complete the requirement by (End of college or end of Sophomore year). I’ve also received a 4 year...
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    Question about the SAT ?

    Hi guys I have one question about the academic scores: I have a 3.92 GPA, but I'm not that good on the SAT, I am Dyscalculic and on Math I have a 60% accuracy, 70% Essay, 80/90% Reading. I'm working hard 6 days a week to improve for the SAT and I improved in math from a 50% to 60% but...
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    English and Math SOE Question Help

    Good afternoon, After considering the factors going into my choice of English and Math teachers for my SOE's, I have come to the conclusion that I need an in-depth explanation to the types of questions asked by West point to those teachers. To be honest, I have damaged my relationship with one...
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    The Age Old Question: Which Calculator?

    Hello! So I recently accepted my appointment to USMMA, and I want to know which calculators are allowed and recommended. I have a TI-84 SE, but I could get something more advanced. What do you guys think?