Congressional Interview

123asd321

New Member
So long story short, I applied for every available Nominating source and I haven’t heard back from any of them since then...

Does this mean that my packet wasn’t strong enough for an interview? Or maybe there’s a technical difficulty on their side?

I’m getting really curious because it’s been 2 weeks since I submitted everything..

Any input will greatly be appreciated!
 

THParent

Member
You wouldn't hear anything until some time after the cutoff date for applying for a nomination.
Has it been 2 weeks since the final date for applications, or just 2 weeks since you sent it in?
That's an important distinction, here.

They have to read and rank the applications first, then assign time slots for the interviews. They probably already have figured out when and where the interviews will take place, but just haven't notified anyone as yet.

If you haven't been notified already, they usually start by saying that you should keep a future date open, in case you are scheduled for an interview. That date could still be weeks away.
 

123asd321

New Member
You wouldn't hear anything until some time after the cutoff date for applying for a nomination.
Has it been 2 weeks since the final date for applications, or just 2 weeks since you sent it in?
That's an important distinction, here.

They have to read and rank the applications first, then assign time slots for the interviews. They probably already have figured out when and where the interviews will take place, but just haven't notified anyone as yet.

If you haven't been notified already, they usually start by saying that you should keep a future date open, in case you are scheduled for an interview. That date could still be weeks away.
It’s been 2 weeks since the deadline for applying for a nomination.

Oh okay that calms my nerves. I hope I hear from them some time soon! *fingers crossed*
 

Billberna

Member
For comparison: Our state's MOCs took over a month (5-6 weeks?) after their deadline to figure out to whom they were going to offer interviews. Now that interviews are done, they will take 6-7 weeks to decide who to nominate.
 

USMA 1994

Member
It all depends on where you live and how many other people have applied. Some states Senators do interviews and others do not. Some local MOCs don't have 30 total people apply so they may double or triple nominate to multiple academies.

An honest assessment on your part should also answer some of the questions in your mind. If your resume is similar to the class profile each year, you should have a good chance of nomination. If you have a few things on the low end and live in a strong district then you may not have the opportunity to interview.
 
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