Now THAT was a tough and agonizing wait. DS application status had been stalled at HOLD for what seemed an eternity. It changed yesterday to "Principal". Had to refresh the portal several times yesterday and today just to make sure my wife and I were not dreaming. We still can't believe it. His dream of going to the USMMA has become a reality. A FedEx package has arrived already (not hard as we live in NJ) and now waiting for him to open it. We will finally breathe again when we get to see the actual appointment. I signed up at the Facebook page for the Class of 2017 and waiting to be added to the group. Been lurking here for over a year. Now where is that bubble wrap everyone keeps talking about?