Discussion in 'Naval Academy - USNA' started by titleistgolf10, Sep 6, 2007.

  1. titleistgolf10

    titleistgolf10 5-Year Member

    Sep 6, 2007
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    I was wondering how bad a citation for damage to property would hurt your application. It is not on my record, but they say to mention things like that because every midshipman must undergo a background check. I got my application and this is something that is troubling me.

    My application is very strong otherwise. 30 on ACT, 4.0, varsity letters, all-conference selection, cadet of the year, and superior cadet awards (x2).
  2. Just_A_Mom

    Just_A_Mom 10-Year Member

    Jul 9, 2006
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    Attitude is everything ---

    I think if you are forthright and honest and prepared to discuss it that would go a long way. If it comes up and you have a chip on your shoulder and blame others then you would appear immature.

    It is not necessarity the deed - but how you portray it that is key.

    If USNA is what you want then don't worry about it hurting your application - it is over and done with and hopefully and isolated incident. Forge ahead and show that you have matured.