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    Evaluation/Tips to improve for USMA application

    Hello, I am a high school junior looking to get an idea on where I need to improve as well as some advice GPA: 3.4 weighted (started poor in freshman and sophomore years before discovering west point, plan to include this in my essay and passion to get in) SAT: taking again in march, expecting...
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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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    Acceptable CFA Score?

    Hey everyone, I took my CFA recently and think I did well on everything but the pushups. My proctor said it was my call if I wanted to submit my score but he recommended not sending it. What do you all think? My scores (I am a male) were: Pushups: 31, Basketball throw: 74'2", Pull-ups: 8...
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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 If I send the results on the day I take it or very soon after, if I fail will my LOA be rescinded?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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    LoE Questions

    I recently received a LoE from West Point. I understand that this is a good sign for my odds of admission, and that it qualifies me for an overnight visit, but does not mean much else officially. I also know that I was probably one of the earlier from my class to receive such a letter, having...
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    I am currently a junior, looking for resume guidance

    Hello, I am currently a junior in high school. My current GPA is a 3.7 with an ACT superscore of 27. For my senior year I am signed up to take several college level courses. I have already taken a few college and AP courses as well. I am the battalion commander in my school's AJROTC unit...
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    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...
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    Help for current applicants

    Good Morning! I received an appointment offer(and accepted) from West Point roughly a month and a half ago. Applying for West Point was time consuming, confusing, and intimidating. I relied on the assistance of my Field Force Representative, Mr.Mullen, and the people from this forum to go...
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    USMAPS class of ‘22

    I will be attending USMAPS in about a little more than a week. Applications have opened up for the West Point class of ‘26 already. Do I have to still submit applications for nominations from my senators and congressman or is that not needed since I’ve been accepted into USMAPS? Just asking so...
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    What is a supervisor nomination?

    What is a supervisor nomination?
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    If I will ever get in next year be prepared for a menu' change in West Point 😂😂

    If I will ever get in next year be prepared for a menu' change in West Point 😂😂🤣🇮🇹
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    Are my Academics good enough for West Point? Or I'm below the average?

    Hi Guys I have a 3.89 GPA and I ranked 1st or 2nd in my class, I'm very good in History, Geopolitics and social studies, on the other hand I'm not very good in math. How many chances do you think I have based on this data? If I choose the Forghein Affairs course how much math I will face? Ps...
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    West Point recommendation

    I'm applying to West Point, and the principal of my High School will write the recommendation letter for me (along whit some of my teachers), do you think the admission team will consider it as a good thing?
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    Question about the SAT ?

    Hi guys I have one question about the academic scores: I have a 3.92 GPA, but I'm not that good on the SAT, I am Dyscalculic and on Math I have a 60% accuracy, 70% Essay, 80/90% Reading. I'm working hard 6 days a week to improve for the SAT and I improved in math from a 50% to 60% but...
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    How can I improve for the CFA? Do you think I can make it?

    Hi guys, how can I improve for the CFA? Do you think I can make it? I Will do the CFA in 3/4 months and this are my current scores: Bball throw - 70 ft Pullups - 7 Shuttle - 9 Sit-ups - 45 Push-ups - 30 1 mile - 10:40 I know it's not great but I started 1 week ago and I'm working hard 5 days a...
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    Can I send an update to my CAR after Jan 31st?

    Similar to a previous question, I sent an update this morning to my rep, but it’s a weekend so he probably won’t see it until tomorrow. Can the update still be made after?
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    Document Upload

    Hello, I asked my boss to fill out the employer evaluation form about 3 months ago and he told me to see him when I hit the 6 month period, which is today. Unfortnunately, he is not here today. Will I still be able to upload the form by tomorrow? Does the upload document feature work until...
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    Appointment Arrival for the USMA?

    Good evening, everyone. I just received word yesterday from my Senator’s office via the phone that I’ve been awarded an appointment to the USMA Class of 25’. Any idea when my BFE will arrive in the mail? Thanks!
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    Nomination Not Showing up in Portal

    Good morning everyone! So I was contacted earlier this week about receiving a principle nomination from one of my Senators to the United States Military Academy, and yesterday I was contacted by their office that they were submitting the nomination to West Point as we spoke. The staffer thought...
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