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    Injury very near r-day

    Hey guys, posting on here for some advice and input. I broke a pinky playing my sport, and have bot gotten it officially checked out in fear of complicating my just recently waived medical file. The opinions of multiple doctors off the record have been that there is shattering and loose bone in...
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    Travel preferences for incoming new cadets going to R-day (West Point)

    Hello, I have been appointed to the USMA class of 2027 and am incredibly glad to say I have accepted the offer. I was wondering if I should take the accommodated flight and hotel offered by West Point, or if I should fly with my family and let them say their goodbyes on R-day. I would love to...
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    R-day in the time of COVID

    I’m curious if anyone has any answers about how R-Day and swearing in ceremony will be handled given the restrictions with COVID. It seem like this year it’s all completely different. I would love to know if we will get to see our DD in uniform and how we can purchase the first care package from...
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    Do I need to get name tapes?

    I've heard from some other accepted cadets in my area about getting name tapes. Though I have not heard anything from USMA about this. Do I need to get some name tapes before R-Day?
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    Class of 2021 R-Day

    Does anyone know when R-Day is for the Class of 2021? My parents have been asking and I haven't been able to find it on USMA's website. I think I read July 3 on the forum at some point, but I can't seem to find that thread again. Thanks.
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    Mail for New Cadets

    Hi all, I have a close friend who just started Beast today. I'm wondering when I send him mail, will he have access to envelopes,stamps, etc. or should I send him some of those to make it easier for him? Thanks for all the help!
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    R-Day Backup

    Does anyone know how tuition payment at a backup school works? I'm planning to pay the deposit and submit a housing application to backup school in case I end up getting injured before or during Beast. I don't want to end up paying the tuition for the first year if it is automatically charged...