Can I make it into West Point?

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  1. ayvree18

    ayvree18 New Member

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    I am a Junior in high school this year and I am wondering if it is possible for me to go to West Point.

    My GPA is 3.74.
    I'm a female.
    I am an Officer in the Future Business Leaders of America.
    A member of the Athletic Council.
    A member of the Activities Cabinet.
    I am the Class of 2019 Representative.
    In Student Government.
    A Link Crew Leader.
    A member of the National Honor Society.
    A player on the Varsity Girls Lacrosse team. As well as a club lacrosse player.
    A Captain on the JV Girls Basketball team.
    I tutor.
    I babysit.
    Also, I have 30+ volunteer hours.
    And I have a job at a local supermarket.


    The Honors classes I have taken are:
    H English 1
    H English 2
    College Prep English
    H Biology
    H Chemistry
    H Geometry
    H Algebra 2 with Trigonometry

    The AP classes I have taken are:
    AP US History
    AP US Government
    AP Psychology
     
  2. USMAcand9821

    USMAcand9821 Member

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    It's possible for you to go and it's possible for you to not go. It's all case dependent, but yes it is definitely possible for you to get into/go to West Point
     
  3. kinnem

    kinnem Moderator 5-Year Member

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    SATs score will make a difference. Make sure you're signed up for the PSAT this October. That's the one that's used to award merit scholarship money for plans B,C,D, and E.... and you'll need those plans.... which should include applications to the appropriate ROTC programs.
     
  4. USMA 1994

    USMA 1994 Member

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    Your class rank and test scores are two very important parts of the application process that you did not mention. I do not want to start an argument on the forum but they are usually the things that distinguish good candidates from great candidates. Almost all of the good applicants have taken AP//Honors classes, participated in clubs and activities, volunteered in the community and played sports. Take the ACT and SAT as many times as possible as the academy "super scores" . You class rank is more important than the actual number reported by your school as your GPA. A 3.74 putting you in the top 5% of your class is vastly different than a 3.74 putting you in the top 25% of your class.