usma application

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    Waiver Timeline with Letter of Assurance

    I finished my application to USMA early on including acquiring a LOA and Nomination but I was medically disqualified due to my hearing in my right ear, and self reported mild back pain that lasted 3 months last year. USMA requested a waiver for my conditions on November 14, and I submitted...
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    Chances for Waiver Approval?

    Hi everyone! I am currently in the process of applying to USMA's class of 2028. My DQ Condition is "History of systemic allergic reaction to biting or stinging insects". USMA has requested a waiver for my conditions but I am still doubtful that it will be granted although I don't have these...
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    LoA Expiration

    I received my LoA to USMA about two months ago. As usual, the first paragraph included a notice that it would expire on a pre-determined date if I hadn't completed my file by then. I completed all remaining items, except for the CFA, which I had to postpone due to an injury. I missed the...
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    Body Fat Percentage Worksheet Discrepancy

    Are cadets required to pass both methods of BF% calculation? I did some unofficial calculations, and using the first method, my BF is around 32%, but using the second method it's 26-27% (depending on whether the weight in my DoDMERB portal is used or the weight I took just now. I was about 1 lb...
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    CFA and LOA

    I received an LOA for West Point around a month ago, and am afraid I'm going to fail the CFA. I'm taking it this Thursday, and have to submit it by 10/15/23. If I send the results on the day I take it or very soon after, if I fail will my LOA be rescinded? I've heard it takes a while for them to...
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    Candidate Activities Form Issue

    So, I'm applying for the co '28 and while I'm filling out the CAR portion of the application, this shows up and won't let me send this part of the form. Does anyone know what's going on and have any solutions? I already fixed the activity remarks form so it has 245 characters rather than 255+
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    Hey! I need some help...

    Hi everyone, I'm a current HS senior and need advice and tips to apply and hopefully get into West Point. I Know I'm coming in late, but I've heard that I could always transfer after 1 year of college locally. I made my account somewhat recently in early February and am really working hard to...
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    Leadership Advice

    Hey everybody! I'm applying for the class of 2026 and I have a huge concern about my leadership. At the moment, the only leadership posts I held at school are being the swim team captain and founder/president of a school club. I have not been involved with my school's student council, however, I...
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    Question about possibly unknown ECA

    At my school, we have a student council body as well as school club officers. I'm hoping to become an officer in some clubs next year, but I am part of something which I am not sure is common at other High Schools. It's called the "High School Site Base Team", and it is basically an...
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    Is my GPA good for USMA 2026?

    GPA 3.99/4.47 Class rank 2nd School rank 3rd
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    Is my CFA good for USMA 2026?

    BBThrow 97ft Pull ups 17 Shuttle 8.2 Sit ups 89 Push Ups 70 Mile run 5:55
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    USMAPS Can I get in?

    Hey I was wondering how likely it is of me getting in to USMAPS and if I’m required to take the SAT or ACT and if it would help me? I am a junior in High school. I was a team captain for three varsity sports, founder of a club, charter member of an organization, and first chair in wind...
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    iPads/tips for West Point

    Good afternoon! I am a cadet candidate for the USMA Class of 2025’ and have been looking over some of the things that are on the recommended packing list for the USMA, and wanted some suggestions. West Point did request that I take an overnight visit sometime in either January or February, and...
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    I am a junior in high school and with: 3.7 GPA Class of 2021 Secretary Varsity Boy's Tennis Model UN National Honors Society Internship at Mayor's Office I have gotten a 4 on AP Human Geography, 4 on AP World, 4 on AP Art History, 3 on AP Biology, I am currently taking AP Seminar and AP English...
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    Official Interview

    I opened up my candidate portal today and saw a new section titled "Official Interview" which must be completed with a Liason Officer in my area. This was not here the last I checked, but I haven't updated anything since. Does this need to be completed by January 31st with the rest of the...
  16. HowBoutThemApples

    Class rank?

    Hi everyone, so my class rank is 13 out of 86 students, which is 15% in my class. Is this a competitive rank? My Gpa is about a 3.85 unweighted and 4.35 weighted... with 1 "B" in AP Literature. I'm waiting for my SAT scores but assuming by the last test I take(probably next August) is a 1350+...
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    Received DQ today. Are these codes "waiverable?"

    DS was DQ'd by DoDMERB today with the following codes: D155.70 Myopia - refractive error greater than -8.00 diopters (spherical equivalent) Myopia - refractive error greater than -8.00 diopters (spherical equivalent) D225.00 History of any dislocation, subluxation or instability of the...
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    Portal Not Loading

    I have been trying to check my portal, but for some reason the page won’t load. Is anyone else having this problem?
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    Opinion needed from BGO or parent of midshipman please

    I have been contacted by a parent who has a daughter interested in the academies. This potential candidate is appears qualified on paper (great grades, volunteer, girls state, two sport athlete and letter-winner, etc). This potential candidate has said that she wishes to quit her spring sport as...