Appointment

Discussion in 'Coast Guard Academy - USCGA' started by tx2022, Nov 21, 2017.

  1. AFA9293

    AFA9293 New Member

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    My DD was in that boat last year, but went about making her application even stronger over the past year and got appointed this year. Perseverance was rewarded. Good luck and Happy New Year!
     
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  2. cquinnRN

    cquinnRN New Member

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    To AFA9293, In what ways did your DD strenghten her application? Did she attend a university for her freshman year as well? Congratulation to your DD!!
     
  3. AFA9293

    AFA9293 New Member

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    She attend community college and took core classes to show her ability at college courses, took the SAT again after a focused study period, continued to work out to increase her strength and she remained engaged with her volunteer/service time. It was a very focused effort to work on the areas she thought could be strengthen.
     
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  4. Jeepman

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    Lesson learned....."hope" is not a plan. With my son, we are still awaiting decisons on USNA and USCGA, but I really had to push him on applying to 11 other schools with NROTC units because he too wanted to embrace the "hope" plan, thus requiring less effort, lol. So thankfully he churned out the college apps and essays and the NROTC scholarship stuff while home over winter break. Now, I gently remind him that he has options if the "top choices" don't follow through.