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    What are my acceptance chances? (Class of 2026 Hopeful)

    I am currently a sophomore at a high school with 850+ kids. I am in the top 10% of my class and have an unweighted GPA of 4.0 (weighted is about 4.65). I am currently enrolled in AP US and AP Lang and plan on taking at least 6 more AP classes. I play JV football and do winter and spring track...
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    Naval Academy Admissions Event - Columbus, Ohio 11/24/19

    Interested in attending the Naval Academy? Live in Ohio? Please join us for an opportunity to speak with current midshipmen, admissions staff, and congressional offices about the application process! This event is open to students interested in hearing firsthand accounts from current...
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    Kerataconus--do I qualify to commission?

    I am currently a Midshipman at USNA and I was told over Plebe Summer that I have Keratoconus. I did not think too much of it, as I thought it was a common disorder and that people who have it here receive PRK or LASIK before commissioning. Unfortunately, surgery is not recommended for...
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    Can I be a Navy EOD tech after graduating from USNA?

    Hi there! I am super interested in being an EOD technician with the Navy. I was wondering if going to USNA would be a good option for me - and if so, what types of courses and classes should I take to get me there? Thanks so much!
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    Enlisted Applicant Question

    Currently, I am serving in the U.S. Navy, and am currently in "A School" (technical training for my rate/MOS). I need help understanding what next to do in the process of seeking my nomination. I understand that since I am currently enlisted, I must apply for SECNAV (the Secretary of the Navy...
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    USMA CFA Score Requests

    Hello, I am currently applying to USMA, USNA, and USAFA for the class of 2024. In the CFA portion of USMA's application portal, it says that if I have already taken the test, I can request the scores from either USNA or USAFA. Does this mean that I can do the CFA for USNA or USAFA, and then...
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    Processing Time for SAT Scores?

    I took the August 24 SAT administration and the score send says "Fulfilled" as of 9/11/2019. However, when I logged into my USNA portal to check receipt on their end, it says "Not received." I'm sure that they will get to my scores eventually, but does anyone know how long it takes for USNA to...
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    NROTC to USNA

    Hello all, I am currently a freshman and re-applicant to USNA attending a 4 year university in California and I am enrolled in our school's NROTC program. I have molded my schedule around what a plebe at USNA might take, including Calculus, Chemistry (with lab), and an English Comp. class and...
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    Required or Helpful Classes/Clubs?

    Hi all, I just began my fall semester of Junior year, and am wondering if I took enough classes and extracurriculars to maximize my chances to get into either West Point or Annapolis. My schedules over the years are as follows: 3 English classes (English 1 Honors, English 2 Honors, AP Lang) 4...
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    What year was this old USNA photo taken?

    Hi!! I would like to know what year this photo was taken!! Can anybody help me!? Thank you so much!! :)
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    Enlisting in Army

    Howdy Y’all, I am interested in applying to USNA and USMA. However, I would also like to enlist in the army this year (split op). My recruiter told me if I decided to go USNA, I would first have to finish AIT. Since USNA BCT starts late June, is there any way I can finish my AIT before then...
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    Should Essays Restate Activities in Resume or Show Untold side of applicant’s Life

    Hello guys, In my essays should I reinforce the activities on my resume to further explain why I chose about those activities and what I gained from them OR are the essays to reveal a new part of one’s self/life that is not known anywhere else on the application? Thank you.
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    Special Olympics L/S

    Hey y’all, I was the special olympics team captain for a month and I’m curious if there is a section where I would mark for “sports team captain”, does this count? Thank you!
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    Class size

    Good afternoon all, I go to a high school with ~300+ students in each grade level. Thus, It is very competitive to attain the “big leadership positions” such as class officer / team captain in my school. Is this as a large, small, or average class size? And I assume they put the class size I nto...
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    No Records Returned

    When attempting to access my Naval Academy Portal I am granted with the login Error, "No Records Returned." I am in the midst of completing my application. Should I be concerned?
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    Military Recommendation Question

    As an active duty sailor, I have a question regarding the Military Recommendations. The application states, "Please enter the Last Name, First Name, and Email Address of the Military Official from your Senior or Junior year for whom you want to fill out the USNA Military Recommendation 1...
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    How to Send an Email to a Chief Petty Officer Who is My Admissions Counselor

    I am currently active duty enlisted in the Navy. As such, my application process is different. My Admissions Counselor is currently a Chief Petty Officer in the Navy. I have never sent an email before to a Chief in the Navy. Does anybody have advice as to how the official format might be when...
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    Any tips on what I should work to improve on?

    GPA - 3.9/4.33 (Taken or will take "hard" AP's before graduation such as Chem, Physics 1, Physics C, Calculus, Psych, United States History, Environmental Science, Human Geography) Act - 33 super score (32 Math/English/Reading, 35 Science, 8 writing) Wrestling JV - 10th grade V- 11th, 12th...
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    Senior Year: Physics, AP Chem, or my select chorus

    Hello all, As my senior year approaches, we are choosing classes. I have been part of a select chorus group (it is a class at my school) since freshman year. Right now, I have to option to take that for senior year, or AP Chemistry or Physics. My overall GPA in science is a 3.857 unweighted...
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    NASS Packing Question

    Hello, I am attending NASS Session III this summer. It is reccomended to bring one bag. Would that be a backpack or a duffle? Thanks. -Tom
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