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    USMA & USAFA Sam Fitness Standards?

    My CFA results were accepted by USMA. One section (B.B. throw) is below average quite a it, but apparently it passed for West Point. Should I also forward these scores to USAFA? (As in USAFA has same minimum). Or retake to be safe?
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    Question about COVID-19 Impact on Admissions

    So as stated by many in past threads, COVID really has affected admissions for all service academies greatly. I was wondering what you guys thought about COVID impacting admissions and competitiveness? My personal opinion is that the number of overall students applying to the academies will be...
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    Club Sports Tryouts at West Point

    Hi there. I'm currently a student applying to West Point. Does anyone know if the Martial Arts Club at West Point (specifically Olympic Taekwondo) have tryouts? And does it count as one of the sports requirements at West Point? Thank you in advance!
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    How am I doing? Am I ready for the CFA?

    I know the averages for the CFA are higher than this, but I still have some time to train before the CFA. Do you think with enough training, I can get my scores up? (I have been training twice daily in strength training and aerobics) These are my current scores in their respective categories...
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    Help on Essays

    I'm currently in the process of beginning to write my essays for nomination applications. Are there any specific things I should/shouldn't mention in my essays? I'll also take any other advice anyone has to offer about essays and nomination applications in general.
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    Candidate Activities Record

    I am about to submit my CAR but I am a little reluctant to because I am not sure if it can be updated later. I am a junior right now and know for a fact that I will be receiving multiple officer positions next year. Can I update the CAR in a few months when I return to school and receive said...
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    Will we be able to send letters at beast?

    I know that are time for writing will be very limited, but will we be able to send letters at beast?
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    What are my chances of getting in?

    Here is a mini resume: I am a rising senior in high school. I have a 4.46 GPA, a 1250 SAT score, am the President of Interact Club, treasurer of Business Professionals of America, the alto saxophone section leader in my band, have 100+ community service and am currently working a job. I am...
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    Can you have scoliosis and get an appointment to the USMA?

    I have a slight curvature of my spine. According to a specialist, it’s nothing serious enough to wear a brace or undergo treatment, but it’s still pretty curved. In addition to this, my neck is a little bent forward, I guess because of all the time I spend on my phone. Will this negatively...
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    Can you have acne and go to West Point?

    I am a candidate for the class of 2025 for WP and I have some acne and acne scars. There is minimal scarring on my face and there is almost noacne either, however, I have a lot of scars and acne on my upper arms. I am undergoing treatment but am not on Accutane. Can I still attend, or is this...
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    NOMINATIONS FOR APPLYING TO SEVERAL SERVICE ACADEMIES

    Hello! Do you need several nominations if you plan to apply to all the service academies? Is it more of you just need one person (Senator, Congressman, Vice-President, etc.) to nominate you to all the service academies you've applied to? Would you need to attend several interviews for each...
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    Eyesight requirements for all academies?

    Hey all, I was wondering if there's a limit to how bad your eyes can be, or if they just have to be correctable to 20/20. My current prescription is -8.00 in my left eye and -7.75 in my right eye, however they are both corrected to 20/20 with glasses with slight astigmatism in both. Based on...
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    Recieved 4-Year Army ROTC Scholarship (UNG or The Citadel), Planning to Re-Apply to SA's (Likely WP)

    Background: To begin with, I have dreamed of attending one of the SA's since I first learned about them my Freshman Year in high school. They seemed to be the best opportunity in the world to me: a top education with extensive military training and a guaranteed career in the military upon...
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    SA for Spec Ops

    Since SA offer a career choice of spec ops after graduation (although small), what are the main differences among the jobs as an Officer? Which academy/branch will offer a higher chance of spec ops? What is your general outlook on both of these? And what is your outlook on spec ops after usafa...
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    Dealing With SA Regret

    I see it a lot in the posts on this site, and I can say that I have been there myself... "I regret not going to a service academy". I spent most of high school a good application. I about as close to an appointment as you can get, the letter was sitting on the liaison officer's desk in...
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    Other Service Academy Appointment

    Got a DD here who really wants USNA. Applied to the other academies, and is hearing some positive things back from some of them regarding their respective applications, but no word on USNA. So I got a question; if DD gets an appointment to "X" Academy, is it a good idea to tell USNA about it, in...
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    Where to Reapply From

    Hello everyone, So I would like some advice on this topic. I am sill awaiting a response from USMA, USAFA, and USNA to see if i obtained an appointment. That being said, If I happen to be denied from all three, I will absolutely be reapplying to USMA (my first choice) from whatever university...
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    Do I need my wisdom teeth removed?

    In the instructions for applicants offered admission it says: "Cadet candidates are responsible for ensuring they are dentally qualified prior to arriving at West Point. Any required dental treatment should be completed 30 days prior to R-Day, especially third molar (wisdom tooth) extraction or...
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    Does USAFA Have a Wait List?

    Anyone know if the Academy has a wait list? I've realized that with the timeline of all the appointments being given out now, I'm definitely not even close to being their first choice. I'm starting to realize that I probably won't be accepted, but even so, it would be an honor to even be...
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    Academy Information Night - Canfield, Ohio - March 17, 2020

    The offices of Senator Brown, Senator Portman, and Congressman Johnson will be hosting an informational seminar on Tuesday, March 17th at the MCCTC in Canfield, Ohio. We will be joined by representatives from the academies and AFROTC. Tuesday, March 17, 2020 MCCTC, Joyce Brooks Conference...
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