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    Good Mentality to Have Especially During Plebe Year?

    Perhaps a weird question. Any advice on how to survive plebe year? This is often said to be the hardest academy to graduate from. How do you stay sane? Is there any time at all to relax and recharge, even just briefly? Maybe occasional visits NYC? I know plebes/MIDN are extremely busy and that...
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    Validating Courses

    I just completed my sophomore year of college at an engineering school, so I have taken Calculus 1,2,3, Diff EQ, Physics 1,2, Chemistry 1,2, Statics, and Dynamics. I am hoping to test out of at least Physics, Chemistry, and all Calculus courses. I was wondering if people know any good study...
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    Plebe Class Prep

    So I know that USNA prefers that people who apply after graduating from high school have university college experience. However, I am only able to afford classes at community college. What is the general stance on community college candidates? I have tried my best to take a community college...
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    Life at USNA?

    I was wondering what daily life at USNA is like and how midshipmen manage their time. What is a typical daily schedule and how much homework do they usually get? How much sleep do they typically get each night and how often do they have sports practice/time to be involved in extracurricular...
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    AP Exams and validation tests

    Hello everyone! I am taking six AP exams this year but I will not receive scores until July. Do these AP exam scores matter for validation? Also, how different/how hard are validation tests compared to AP exams? Should I study for them? How do I sign up for them? What benefit does validation...
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