usma 2025

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    Beast 2021

    There’s rumors going around that Beast is going to be at Lake Fredrick this year. Can anyone confirm if this is true? And also any changes that might be happening this year. Thanks
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    Shining Low Quarters?

    Hi everyone, I understand that we will need to bring a pair of black leather low quarters to R-Day. Should we plan on shining them before we get to R-Day? I understand we should break them in and am familiar with shining shoes through JROTC. Will shining them before I get to the Academy save me...
  3. MrSTOCK

    APFT at Beast

    My FFR confirmed that the class of 2025 will be taking the APFT at Beast, as seen in the 1st admissible mailing. What he told me: “the APFT - - not the ACFT - - will be the physical fitness testing format at CBT. If you are wondering why USMA is using a test that is not being used by the Army...
  4. US2021


    will we be grouped with people from our hometown? do cadets from same states usually all know each other? Thx
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    Club Sports

    Recently, I received an appointment for the USMA class of 2025. I have been very excited and thinking a lot about the opportunities that I will have at the Academy. Lacrosse has been a big part of my life and I have played all through high school. Unfortunately, I am not at the level to play...
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    Waiver Process

    Hey all. I recently began the waiver process, and I have submitted all the pertinent information I can muster. For those who finished the waiver process at some point, how long did the decision take for you? Thank you!
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    Help choosing schools

    I have recently been accepted into both the Naval Academy and to West Point. I have always wanted to attend the Naval Academy but acceptance into West Point has changed my perspective and now I am conflicted. I was going to find more about my answer from the summer camps but they were canceled...
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    USMA Boxing

    Hello, I recently accepted an appointment for West Point and am interested in Boxing as a Club Sport at USMA. I grew up in combat sports as I have a 2nd Dan Black Belt in Taekwondo and experience with Muay Thai. However, my sophomore year, I stopped as I wanted to commit to high school team...
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    USMA Taekwondo

    Hi, I am applying to the USMA this year and have a question about blackbelt certificate submission. I got a Taekwondo 2nd Dan in my junior year and wrote this in the CAR. CAR says that I have to submit the blackbelt certificate to the USMA admissions office if I have one, but does not state...
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    LOA and Appointment timeline

    My DS received an LOA to USMA in August. Since then, candidate has become medically qualified from DODMERB, passed the CFA (green checkmark and "passed" shown in the portal), and received a congressional nomination in late December. DS has not received a 3Q letter (is this necessary?) DS has...
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    Appointment Arrival for the USMA?

    Good evening, everyone. I just received word yesterday from my Senator’s office via the phone that I’ve been awarded an appointment to the USMA Class of 25’. Any idea when my BFE will arrive in the mail? Thanks!
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    Nomination Not Showing up in Portal

    Good morning everyone! So I was contacted earlier this week about receiving a principle nomination from one of my Senators to the United States Military Academy, and yesterday I was contacted by their office that they were submitting the nomination to West Point as we spoke. The staffer thought...