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    CFA injury

    So a couple of days ago, I might have pushed myself too hard during XC practice and I pulled my right legs hamstring. I took an ice bath and put some Bengay on it, did stretches etc. so I thought I’d be fine come CFA time. took the CFA today and after the shuttle run, I can barely walk. My...
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    Presidential Nomination Timeline/Chances

    I got my Presidential (service connected) Nomination roughly in August, and I have completed most of my packet, except for the candidate statements, the CFA, and my medical exam. I took my CFA yesterday and got scores as such: BB throw 76ft, pull ups 14, shuttle run 8.4 sec, sit ups 85, pushups...
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    CFA Scores

    I have my CFA this Thursday. This is what I can do so far: push ups: 40 Sit ups: 82 Pull ups: 4, sometimes 5 Basketball throw: 67 feet Mile run: 6:50 Shuttle run: 10 I am a 17 year old male. Will my application be disqualified because of these scores?
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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 took the SAT last month and got a 1270 (590 math, 680 reading and 21 essay) I also got a 24 on the ACT (25 math, 16 science, 30 english, 23 reading, writing still being graded) will it help me at all to send my ACT score?
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    District competitiveness

    I’m not sure if anyone will be able to answer this, but I’ve seen other people give insight into the competitiveness of an applicant’s general area. i am applying from central Florida for the class of 2025 to West Point.
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    Do nominations help with ROTC Scholarships?

    Hello, I am currently applying to the USMA and therefore applying to all my congressional nomination sources. I am also starting to look into ROTC as another source of commissioning in case I don't receive an appointment. If I were to receive a nomination, would this have any weight towards...
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    Bikes at WP

    Is it possible to bring and keep a (mountain) bike at West Point? If yes, are there ever opportunities on the weekend to go out to trails?
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    USMA Admission Chances

    Hello there Ladies and Gents! I’m going into my senior year of high school in South Dakota this year and I have applied to the United States Military Academy at West Point. I’d like some advice on how my stats look/compare in my quest for getting an appointment. Thank you in advance for your...
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    West Point Chances-How does my CFA look?

    Hey there all! I hope you’re doing well! I’m applying to all three of the service academies, and I’m in the finishing touches of my applications for all of them. I just took my CFA yesterday morning and was wondering how my scores looked? I haven’t received any contact from the academies yet...
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    PFA Status

    Hey there I just took my PFA for the Army ROTC Scholarship this morning and had a question about the uploading process. So obviously this morning before the test, my portal labeled the fitness test as “Sent”. Then following the submission by my test proctor through the link he was given, my...
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    West Point Admissions Chances

    Hello there! I’m going into my senior year of high school and I want to pursue either a West Point Appointment, A Naval Academy Appointment, or an Army ROTC scholarship during the upcoming months. I’d like some advice on where I can boost my chances of getting an appointment and/or a...
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    Can I Still Join With My Medical Condition?

    I’m a junior in high school who has received interest as a sports recruit to West Point. I am becoming more interested in possibly attending and was wondering if I am eligible. I have hypothyroidism which I have been on medication for since I was 13 and I also have ADHD which I was diagnosed...
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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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    Summer Schools like Air Assault Before Transferring to WP

    Hello, I am a freshman in ROTC transferring to West Point next year. I would love to go to a school like air assault this summer since I finish my 2nd semester in May and don't attend West Point till July. Has anyone ever heard of someone in my position doing a school in between? Do you have to...
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    USMA or USAFA I want to hear opinions of those that have been/are going

    I’ve been accepted to both USAFA and USMA. I have the difficult decision of deciding which one I will go to. This question is based on academy experience. (I know that the academy experience is a small part of what you actually go for...which is the career choice but I’m stuck because I can see...
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    What is the path cadets take after branching infantry

    Hi all, I'm a senior in high school trying to get some information on what happens after graduation at USMA. I've been accepted to USMA and USAFA and am having trouble deciding on my desired path. All this is doing is giving me the information I need to help me make my decision. This specific...
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    Weighted vs. Unweighted GPA

    I am a high school junior and I want to go to West Point, but I am concerned about my class rank and GPA. I attend a very rigorous New England boarding school, where 99% of students go on to attend a 4-year college and the average GPA (unweighted) is 87 for the entire school. My school both does...
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    The Secretary of the Army Nomination

    I was wondering if I am eligible to request for a nomination because I am in an Army JROTC program in my high school, and our battalion is an Honor Unit with Distinction. And if I am eligible, where do I send the nomination request? Thank you!
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    Enlisted to West Point

    I am looking for some insight from Soldier applicants who gained direct admission to USMA. Some background: I had an unimpressive ACT score (28), HS GPA and class rank (3.4, probably around the 50 percentile class rank). Enlisted in the Army NG, flipped the switch and started crushing my...