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Medically Qualified - Conditions influence admissions

Discussion in 'Naval Academy - USNA' started by 5Day, Feb 15, 2016.

  1. 5Day

    5Day Member

    Nov 18, 2015
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    If an applicant is medically qualified, do any of the conditions in their medical history influence the admissions decision making process?
  2. usnabgo08

    usnabgo08 USNA 2008/BGO 5-Year Member

    Jul 15, 2007
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    No. The Admissions Board does not look at the medical qualification (for the scholastic/board qualification) and all that Admissions cares about when making/matching appointments is that they are fully qualified (3Q + nom). Beyond that, they aren't opening the medical files to see what issues each candidate has or may have. If DODMERB and/or Supe determined that the candidate is medically qualified...then it is an inherent trust that they are eligible to fully compete for an appointment with any other candidate (slate or pool).
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