SLE and NASS... same week

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  1. JLogan

    JLogan New Member

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    Hey everyone,
    I just got notified by both West Point and Naval Academy that I got offered to go to both summer programs (beyond excited) unfortunately, I got week 1 assignment to both. Is it possible to change which week I go to through the admissions office? If so, how?
    Thanks!
     
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    WetsuGator Member

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    Call admissions and ask to change?
     
  3. Topher673

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    You can try and contact the Admission teams at either Academy and request a switch. NASS has three sessions and SLE only has two. So NASS may be easier to switch.
     
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    I have seen several threads in regards to this topic and I am actually a little baffled by this trend. First, congrats on being selected to both SLE and NASS, and that goes to everyone else who has been selected to attend both. What baffles me about this issue is that the application for both clearly states to choose the week that you can "DEFINITELY" make. It says nothing about call or email the Academy if there is a conflict because you want to attend both. My thoughts are that this is an opportunity for you to see, touch, taste the academy of your first choice. I know that there are some that are on the fence about which academy they really want to go to, but deep down everyone knows their 1st preference. Therefore, I personally think that by asking an Academy to change your selected week so it doesn't interfere with another Academies summer program is not valid. I also believe that if the Academy accommodates this request that they are not holding their end of the bargain per their application process. I also feel that these types of requests deny other possible candidates of the opportunity to experience the possibilities of military life. Not trying to start a conflict, just expressing my personal thoughts. Good luck to all attending this summer.
     
  5. Artillery

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    Yup, just email them at their summer program email (whichever one you want to have changed, the one you'd be more ok with missing). I did the same thing, they switched it in a couple of days. Works out great.

    Good Luck!
     
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    JWP 5-Year Member

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    If ya don't ask the question...you'll never know.
     
  7. ktnatalk

    ktnatalk Sailor. Shipmate. Parent.

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    Just like what @Artillery said. Life happens - contact USNA admissions and it can be changed easily - just don't wait till the last week to reach out to them when the seats are all filled.
     
  8. FL2018

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    My son had his week changed for NASS in a couple of days. When he applied he put session 2 as his first choice but they assigned him to first session. He didn't feel bad for requesting the change to match his original request. Just ask quick before the next round of offers go out.
     
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    ktnatalk Sailor. Shipmate. Parent.

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    Totally agree.

    It was probably an honest mistake for assigning him a different session.
     
  10. BryceBryceBaby

    BryceBryceBaby USMA 2022

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    I had the same problem, but I just contacted West Point to move me to the other session, and they were able to do it. They didn't take offense to it or have any problems with my request. Just be sure to get it done before it's too late.
     
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    Thank you to everyone for the replies, I was able to get it switched.