PS — Words of Wisdom & Advice on What to Bring

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  1. 23Lt

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    I'm bringing my wallet with my ID, NFCU debit card, SSID card, and $100 cash. All were things they asked for, and a wallet seemed easiest.
     
  2. ders_dad

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    Great point. A small American flag in a Plebe’s room should not be the equivalent of a necklace of garlic.
     
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  3. zekin

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    Are we issued laptops for academic year or are we allowed to use our own?
     
  4. MidCakePa

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    You will be issued one, with all the bells and whistles that go with a computer. You will not be able to access schoolwork or academy stuff with your own computer due to security requirements.
     
  5. Boolean

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    Should we bring a copy of every form we filled out in the PTR or only the ones listed on the checklist and the two immunization form copies?
     
  6. noco

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    On the USNA 2023 P2B Parents Facebook page they said to only bring what was required for the DS to carry. And the parents keep a photo copy of everything. They will send a detailer out to you if they need any of the additional paperwork.
     
  7. Old Navy BGO

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    Famous last words. There is only one official source of information, USNA . Follow the directions in the PTR exactly as presented. Don't try to interpret or read between the lines, seriously-- they aren't trying to trick you ! The wording of the PTR probabably gets tweaked a little from year, but is largely tried and true.

    I am sure that there is plenty of well meaning advice on the P2B Facebook page, and plenty of information passed down over the years. This is referred to "Gouge" at USNA, and there is an old saying that "You can live with the Gouge, or die by the Gouge." In other words, be careful about what you hear or see on Unofficial Sources (and that includes this FORUM).
     
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  8. 23Lt

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    On the pink sheet of the PTR saying "ATTENTION CANDIDATES", it states "Make copies of all documents before mailing and bring those copies with you on I-Day.

    I'm going to hand carry all documents on I Day
     
  9. ders_dad

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    If you bring them and they are unnecessary and they are taken from you, who cares? I’ve been to some of the Facebook pages and the angst emanating from some of the parents is not healthy to be exposed to.
     
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