QWE123=FCH76 I forgot that I had already registered
Maybe West Point will take him because he's a legacy and his dad is a high ranking army officer? His class ranking is low and his SAT scores, especially math which they care about more are pretty low. I would say probably not for USMMA. Also, his stats are high enough that they probably won't consider him for prep school anyway. He's overqualified for prep school and underqualified for admission. Tough spot.
I think the class ranking isn't a fair way to score. He has a 3.7 and is 61 in his class out of 193. I remember having a 3.4 in high school and I was ranked 13 out of 94 (but I also went to a school in Alabama in a small town). His high school is full of high achievers. Maybe it would have been better to be at a less competitive school. We have our fingers crossed for any prep. His dad was on the admissions board at WP so he has a bit of insight into the process. But I think it could go either way at this point. He did just find out that he received a 4 year AFROTC Scholarship so the back up plan is falling in to place. His ultimate goal is to commission and serve.
If his ultimate goal is to serve as a military officer, then he should just take the ROTC scholarship and stop considering attending USMMA. USMMA is a school that educates maritime officers, not military officers. Going to KP isn't the best preparation for the active duty world. Countless people will tell you this, it's not a secret. I've been at USMMA a few years and have heard about the glitches with going active duty ad nauseam.
I said his ultimate goal is to commission and serve..... in any capacity and the last time I checked USMMA offers a naval commission. He grew up on the water and around boats and he is interested in naval architecture and marine engineering so makes sense to pursue USMMA don't you think? My whole point in posting his stats was to encourage another member here that my son had the similar stats as her DS and is on "hold" status for USMMA and to not give up hope, it wasn't to ask what his chances were of getting in.