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    Virtual Informational Seminars - Ohio - Hosted by Senators Brown and Portman

    The offices of Senator Rob Portman and Senator Sherrod Brown will be co-hosting four informational nights regarding the service academy application process. Due to COVID-19, the seminars will be held virtual this year. We are offering four dates, April 20th, April 27th, April 29th, and May 6th...
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    USNA Course Validation Policy

    Good morning all, I was wondering how USNA's course validation policy works? If I have already completed a year of college and plan on attending USNA, can my college credits for Calculus I, Calculus II, Chemistry carry over? If so, what does this mean for my plebe year academic plan? Will I...
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    Dilemma: USNA or USAFA?

    Hello all! I have been accepted to USAFA for class of '25, and have not yet heard from Navy. However, I am trying to prepare myself for the possibility that I might have to make a very difficult decision in the next few weeks if I'm also accepted to USNA. I wanted to get some experienced...
  4. USS_Oregon

    CFA

    Does anyone know of a decent workout regiment to prepare for the CFA? That'd be really appreciated, thank you.
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    NROTC Scholarship Reflection

    Hello all, I am a current 4/C MIDN at Virginia Tech. I was in the college program until yesterday, I was just awarded a 4 year National Scholarship (thankfully). Paying for college out of pocket was getting very old. As I search through these forums, I see a lot of stress about GPA and SAT...
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    Waiver Consideration

    I am applying to USNA and am currently in the waiver process. My application is complete including a congressional nomination and I am currently in the "under waiver review" status on my DODMERB account. I was dq'd for an allergy to 2 tree nuts, pistachio and cashew, which over the years have...
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    VP Nomination Application

    The application for the VP nomination just opened (March 1st). I am applying through this link: https://www.whitehouse.gov/service-academy-nominations/service-academies-application/. It says to send recommendation letters to the academies themselves. It doesn't really give any more information...
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    Summer Seminar Decisions??

    I am applying to USNA Class of 2026. I applied to the Naval Academy's Summer Seminar on January 5th. I understand that applications close March 31st. Will decisions be sent out by April? Or when can we expect to hear back?
  9. USS_Oregon

    Homeschooling and the USNA

    Hey, I was wondering if anyone has any advice for homeschooled applicants. I've looked online and I can't find much other than what's listed on the USNA's website, and it leads me to believe there are not many, if any, out there. I was also wondering how competitive my application will be: I'm...
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    Questions About Waiver Process

    Hello, I am applying to USNA and USAFA, and I was medically disqualified by DODMERB and will need a waiver. On the DODMERB site, it says under waiver review for both. I have heard conflicting information about the waiver process. Does each SA only process waivers if the candidate is determined...
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    How much sleep does an average USNA mid get?

    Pretty much as the title says. Also, does your sleep schedule change over the weekends or summer training?
  12. ET3toMid

    Current Firstie (senior) at USNA, AMA

    Enlisted, NAPS, USNA, Detailer, selected for Subs, feel free to ask me anything about the process. I know this board is very dedicated to score/nominations but I think there are a lot of perspectives currently being at USNA could answer vs an Old Grad (no offense, Sir/Ma'am). Will check in on...
  13. LoganWHS

    Need An Answer About An Odd Situation About My BGO And NAPS.

    About a few days ago, I got a call from my Blue and Gold officer from USNA about why I hadn't finished my application. I explained that I did not receive nominations to the Naval Academy and that I was just focusing on my West Point and King's Point applications. He said that I can still receive...
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    A few DODMERB questions

    I have finished my exams, yet I have a few lingering issues that I want to get resolved as quickly as possible. I am applying to USNA and NROTC. First, in the events section of my DODMERB-DMACS form, will my eye exam results be shown? I took it way before my whole body exam, yet it does not show...
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    How does alumni network of USMMA compare to that of Army, Navy, and Air Force?

    Good morning everybody! I have been fortunate enough to receive an opportunity to play football at USMMA, but before that was even a possibility I was set on attending USNA or USAFA. Of course I would love to continue playing football, but I know that it does not last forever and I that is why I...
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    Military-Affiliated Noms: Can I receive BOTH Presidential and ROTC/JROTC nominations?

    Hi all, I am a current candidate for USNA and USAFA c/o 25. Both applications are completed (but working through a medical DQ), all nominations applied for, and I have so far received a nomination from my MOC to USNA (my first choice), JROTC to USNA, and Presidential to USAFA. My AFJROTC...
  17. Midwestern111

    Can Enlisted/Guard/Reserve soldiers be appointed to any SA through their commanding Officer?

    For example: Army reserve soldier gets appointed to USMA and USAFA SMP cadet gets appointed to USMA, USCGA and USNA An enlisted U.S. Army soldier gets appointed to USNA and USMA Is it looked down upon if, for example, you are Guardsman that is interested in several service academies? I'll...
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    Appointment Reception for USNA

    I just received a call this morning from my state’s representative in which I received a nomination from that I had been awarded an appointment to the United States Naval Academy. My portal does not yet show the appointment, and I was wondering when it would update? Also when do you think my...
  19. Midwestern111

    How dumb of an idea is it to join the Nat Guard/ Navy Reserve just to get into the academy easier?

    Pretty much the title, I know a guy is who is at MAPS and he swears this is the way to go about it.
  20. Midwestern111

    Is it too late to go to the Academy? Do I have a shot? Anxious and discontent

    Hello all, I apologize for the long post but I really could use some advice. Background: I am a 19-year-old freshman at a highly ranked liberal arts school in the midwest, I am very interested in attending either USMA or USNA. When I was in high school, I was very involved and got a 29 ACT...
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