Hey, I'm a junior in high school and I was if anyone could give me some realistic insight as to how I stack up for West Point. I know I am a pretty average student but I am really passionate about going to West Point and I plan to make sure admissions knows that. I come from one of the highest ranked districts in PA so the education is excellent but the competition is fierce. GPA about a 3.3 about a 3.9 weighted CLASSES 4 years English (3 Honors/1 AP) 4 Years Math (2 Honors) 4 years Science (3 lab) - Bio, Chem, Physics H, Genetics H 3 years Spanish Honors 4 years History (3 Honors/1 AP) + IB Psych HL (2 years), Econ H, Art1H SPORTS/CLUBS 4 years Crew - 3 years Varsity 1 year Cross Country 2 years Environmental club (sounds lame but very active) - 2 years w/ officer position 1 year school newspaper 3 summers in Crew camp SAT verbal - 700 math - 560 writing - 720 I plan to take the SATs again in June and get my Math score way up. I am taking my first ACTs in June as well. My dad also graduated from West Point and went on to serve in the Army Medical Service Corps. for 26 years. Are presidential nominations awarded often? Do you have to have a congressional nomination to be considered for presidential nom? If I don't get into USMA Class of 2014 I plan on doing college ROTC for a year and applying to class of 2015.