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Discussion in 'Merchant Marine Academy - USMMA' started by a_tx_vol, Mar 7, 2015.

  1. a_tx_vol

    a_tx_vol Member

    Dec 18, 2014
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    My DS is being recruited as an athlete. How much weight does that hold in the admissions process? I'm trying to get an idea how competitive his application is for admissions. He scored a 29 on the ACT but a bit low on the GPA side (3.3U/3.5W).
  2. kneedeep

    kneedeep 5-Year Member

    Jul 30, 2010
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    It can help -- Will depend on the sport. KP coaches can be very good advocates for your son or daughter during the admission process. My son is a plebe who was recruited for baseball. A bigger factor may be how competitive your state is/how many candidates are applying from there. It would seem like the ACT and GPA would be competitive.

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