Preparations for application

Discussion in 'Military Academy - USMA' started by Futurecadet15, Jun 10, 2014.

  1. Futurecadet15

    Futurecadet15 New Member

    Jun 10, 2014
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    Hello everybody,

    Next year I will be entering my freshman year of high school. Right now my grades are mainly B+'s but I know that I can get all A's next year. Besides good grades what else can I do throughout highschool to make sure that I have a good shot of acceptance at West Point? I only play hockey and I'm on the hockey team at my school but I could also play football since they are desperate for players. Thank you so much
  2. Dixieland

    Dixieland 5-Year Member

    Mar 10, 2010
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    Look at the "stickies" at the top of the USMA page. There is a timeline that tells you everything you should be doing year by year. Also take a look at the "What Are My Chances" sticky---you can see the type of activities that most cadets have participated in.

    Most importantly, raise your grades. West Point's admissions are fiercely competitive and B's won't get you in.

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