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    Nomination, SAT Essay, and LOR Confusion

    Hello, I am currently a senior applying to USMA and I have three things I'm confused about. First, I am still very confused about how nominations work. I have already secured a JROTC Nomination and have applied for my congressional ones as well because I read that having more than one...
  2. E

    Help on Essays

    I'm currently in the process of beginning to write my essays for nomination applications. Are there any specific things I should/shouldn't mention in my essays? I'll also take any other advice anyone has to offer about essays and nomination applications in general.
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    Can Congressional/Senatorial nominations be used for multiple Service Academies?

    I am currently applying to West Point but am also considering the Air Force Academy due to its technologically inclined atmosphere. I haven’t gotten any nominations yet, but if I do, can I use them for multiple SA at the same time?
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    Thank you + advice for USNA applicants

    Signing off the USNA board after not receiving an appointment, and grateful to many on this forum. Thank you to everyone who posted - we didn't log in a lot, but we read the boards often. As a result, we've recommended them to many people. At this point we are very reflective and feel like...
  5. cousmma5280

    Wyoming-Riverton, Lander, & Surrounding Communities-Service Academy Information Day- March 14, 2020

    Sponsors: Senator John Barrasso, US Senator Mike Enzi, Congresswoman Liz Cheney Date: Saturday, March 14, 2020 TIME: 1:00 PM LOCATION: Wyoming Indian High School, 636 Blue Sky Highway, Ethete, WY 82601 PRESENTERS: Representatives from the Military, Naval, Merchant Marine, Air Force, Coast...
  6. cousmma5280

    Colorado-Alamosa-Service Academy Information Day-March 7, 2020

    Sponsor: US Senators Michael Bennet & Cory Gardner, and US Representative Scott Tipton Date: Saturday, March 7, 2020 TIME: 1:00 PM LOCATION: Adams State University, 208 Edgemont Blvd, Alamosa, Colorado 81101 The session will be conducted in the McDaniels Hall Classroom MCD 101 PRESENTERS...
  7. cousmma5280

    Colorado-Fort Morgan-Service Academy Information Day-March 7, 2020

    Sponsor: Senators Michael Bennet & Cory Gardner and Representative Ken Buck Date: Monday, March 7, 2020 TIME: 1:00 PM LOCATION: Fort Morgan High School, 709 E Riverview Ave, Fort Morgan, Colorado 80701 PRESENTERS: Representatives from the Military, Naval, Merchant Marine, Air Force, Coast...
  8. MichaelNaval

    Secretary Noms and National Pool

    This question may have already been asked, and if so, redirection to the thread would be great, but what is a nomination from the “Secretary of the Navy”? And how does the “national pool” of candidates work?
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    Correlation between MOC slate submitted and appointment date

    It's purely speculation but watching this forum I've seen many people who have waited months and some waited weeks to receive appointments. What day was your nomination submitted(the date on the CIS) and what day did you receive an appointment? Hopefully, this will give an answer to whether...
  10. Beter

    Nominations essay

    how do you guys think this will do in the ”why do you want to go to a service academy” question on the nomination forms I see The USMA as an unparalleled opportunity at education and service, the reputation of West Point is enough by itself to entice hard workers and high achievers who desire...
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    From nomination to appointment

    Does anyone know the most recent stats on the number/percent of candidates with nominations who ultimately receive an appointment?
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    How Many Nominations Can you Recieve?

    Hello, This past week I received my appointment to the USNA with a nomination from my district's Congressman. Although my State nominations have not been released yet, is there any way I can/will receive nominations from these individuals? I know it doesn't matter for my own application, as I...
  13. K

    State Nomination Threads - Moderated

    Just received my nomination to USMA from Jay Inslee (WA-01)! Now the wait.... Anyone else hear from Washington?!
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    Academy Congressional Nominations?

    I'm looking to apply for 3 Academies: CGA, NA, and MMA. What are the rules for receiving nominations for NA and MMA? CGA: No nomination need, I understand that. NA and MMA: I can receive nomination from either 2 senators and any house rep in my state, or only the rep from my district? Basically...
  15. birdwatcher4125

    Sending SAT/ACT Scores to ALL of Your State's US Congressmen?

    Greetings, My DS is applying to USMMA and we discovered that he can apply for a nomination to ALL eight of our state's US Congressmen. But, that means sending additional SAT & ACT score reports to seven additional congressmen, which amounts to a $175 expense that I wasn't planning on. I'm...
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    National Guard Basic/OSUT Service-Connected Nomination

    After receiving TWE for the USMA class of 2022 I am reapplying for the class of 2023. Currently, I am in the process of enlisting in the Army National Guard as an 11x/11b and plan to attend OSUT at Benning throughout the Fall semester (August-December) before taking classes at the local...
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    Do you need to know your congressman?

    Hello all! I am applying for the USNA class of 2023, and I am working on my congressional nomination forms right now. My parents are adamant that I have to establish a personal connection with my congressmen and representative, and one of their friends who is an USAFA grad has agreed. However, I...
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    Applying to USMA through ROTC

    If I already have a service-connected nomination from my ROTC battalion, do I need to seek a congressional nomination as well? The USMA website wasn't very clear on this. Any and all advice for this future Army officer is greatly appreciated!
  19. cousmma5280

    Colorado-Pueblo-US Military Academy Information Day-April 28th

    It's never too early to start planning for college. Admission representatives from the Five Service Academies will be holding an information day, for students in 7th through 12th grades. Parents are encouraged to attend with their student. This is a great time to learn about the Five Service...
  20. cousmma5280

    Colorado-Denver Metro Area-US Military Academy Information Day-April 14th

    It's never too early to start planning for college. Admission representatives from the Five Service Academies will be holding an information day, for students in 7th through 12th grades. Parents are encouraged to attend with their student. This is a great time to learn about the Five Service...
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