usma 2027

  1. OrionVII

    Application Strength

    Hey Y'all, I'm a Freshman in Alabama at a Technical Vocational High School. I am a Fencer (E rated), currently getting certified as a referee, a member of a library Teen Advisory Board, about two months away from getting my Eagle Scout, have a 4.0 unweighted GPA, play a musical instrument, and...
  2. M

    What happens after an offer is extended?

    So I just received word from my admissions officer that my medical waiver was cleared and that sometime early next I should be receiving my official offer. What do I need to do after that? I’ve heard of having to get prints done, get a dentists appointment etc. As I plan for graduation I just...
  3. N

    All Things Beast Barracks

    Hey everyone! Incoming class of 2027 here. I wanted to ask any current or graduated cadets (or really anyone with information) about any and all advice for R-Day and Beast Barracks. I have seen miscellaneous advice throughout the forums but I thought it would be a great resource for myself and...
  4. T

    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...
  5. K

    Question on chances and decision dates.

    Good Morning, I live in New York, and I was told a week ago that I will be receiving a nomination from Senator Kirsten Gillibrand to West Point. This being said, I have a few questions. 1) Is there any advantage to receiving a senatorial nomination over a congressional one? 2) I know West...
  6. M

    DODMERB Waiver Request w/LOA: What do I do now?

    Sorry for the lengthy question, but a little background: I am a Class of 2027 applicant who has received two LOAs to USNA and USMA as well as noms to both from my local MOC. When the DODMERB site was up, the two waiver requests from both academies appeared for the same condition in early...
  7. D

    Am I a recruited athlete? USMA

    Hey guys first time poster, long time lurker here. I’m finished with my USMA application, officially medically qualified, and have been in contact with a coach at USMA. He said he would rate me as a recruited athlete on my application, however I’m not sure if that means I get what most people...