Chances of appointment

Discussion in 'Naval Academy - USNA' started by Hosegood98, Feb 16, 2017 at 10:16 PM.

  1. Hosegood98

    Hosegood98 New Member

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    I'm kinda anxious about getting my results back from the Naval Academy. Can someone take a look at my credentials and tell me how competitive I look.

    ACT : 30 (27 Math, 33 English)

    GPA : 4.55

    Class Rank : 2 of 385

    EC's = Multiple letters in wrestling and cross country, National Honor Society Treasurer, Academic Tutor, youth wrestling coach, 100+ hours of community service.

    Thank you
     
  2. Hosegood98

    Hosegood98 New Member

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    I also passed my CFA with flying colors, attended NASS, and received a nom.
     
  3. mpete2150

    mpete2150 Member

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    I'm sure you know from poking around here for a few months that you have a quite competitive app but you've also read people saying that what we say probably shouldn't give you any comfort or fear since we're not on the committee. They're also the only ones who have read your teacher rec's or your BGO report, which are a factor. The waiting is really hard but just keep working on Plan B and being around family and friends.
     
  4. usna1985

    usna1985 10-Year Member

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    The unfortunate fact (for candidates) is that there are far more fully qualified candidates with noms than there are spots in the incoming class. It's not a question of being great but rather that too many people are great. It's a numbers game -- same issue faced by Yale, Stanford, MIT, etc.
     
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  5. ThePatternisFull

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    No one knows the chances! I will say the ACT seems low at 30. math 27 is low at the USNA. Just a thought. I would retake ACT if possible and try to raise the MATH and overall ACT Score.
    But in the end it depends on who else is in your MOC slate and many other factors GOOD LUCK!!!
     
  6. brovol

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    Math score is at best borderline. That would concern me. Otherwise looks pretty decent, but not a knock your socks off winner. I'd keep working on it. You want to bolster your app to the extent that you beat the tar out of the competition.
     
  7. coachkarl

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    As indicated, there is no "sure thing." Your credentials certainly put you in the hunt, especially since you have a nomination. That said, I know there were plenty of kids with noms who looked better "on paper" than my son. Yet, there he is, grinding out his Plebe year while they are attending college elsewhere.
     
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