I was looking on my portal today and at the very bottom of the page, I saw "USAFA Online Application v2.46j released 26 Jan 2016 Today's date is 2/10/2016 (US Mountain Time)." I was wondering what released meant... Does it mean that the Academy has already viewed my application or does it mean that my file is in a pile waiting to be reviewed? Also, I was wondering, if I receive an appointment, would I receive notification immediately at the time of acceptance? Or would my portal update without me receiving notification of the update? Or would I find out in the mail first? If the portal is the first thing to be updated, how often should I check it? I have been checking it several times a day hoping that something has changed, but nothing does and I feel like this is just stressing me out more. Would it hurt to go a few days without checking it or should I check once a day? Sorry there are kind of a lot of questions but any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!