Summer seminar

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  1. USA1998

    USA1998 New Member

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    Does anyone know when applicants will begin hearing if they were selected for summer seminar? I recall reading somewhere that notifications would be done by end of April but is it a rolling notification process? How will the applicant be notified? Email, regular mail, call?
     
  2. Lazyboy

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    Email. Could be a couple months, hang in there.
     
  3. Sam2018

    Sam2018 5-Year Member

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    They have started coming out. DS heard on Tuesday by email.
     
  4. MoSwimmer66

    MoSwimmer66 Born to Row

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    Looking at previous threads on this question, I noted a trend starting at the end of March.

    Sam2018 - you heard already? mind stating what State? I heard that Summer Seminar often leans towards those located in more remote parts of USA without ready access to USNA.
    Wonder if there is any correlation to your notification?
     
  5. Sam2018

    Sam2018 5-Year Member

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    DS heard on Tuesday. We are in Texas. NASS is a rolling admission like WP but AF does them all at once. Two years ago when older son was applying he heard from WP first then Navy, and lastly AF. Which was the opposite of how the applications were opened and submitted. Coast Guard is last to open and announce.
     
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    If accepted, do they assign the session you attend?
     
  7. Sam2018

    Sam2018 5-Year Member

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    You pick the session you can attend or rank them when applying. DS only asked for the 1st session and that is the one he was assigned to.
     
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    Bprobert00 New Member

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    I received notification of acceptance back in late January.
     
  9. 5centsmom

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    Last year DS applied feb/early march, heard back late April-early May. He only had one week he could attend & didn’t get it. Disappointed, but we’ve heard over & over that it’s about geography, attracting new sources of interest, and ultimately means nothing in terms of admission to USNA. Look at the other summer programs as other possible ways to peek behind the USNA curtain, via sports or STEM.
     
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  10. MoSwimmer66

    MoSwimmer66 Born to Row

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    Also helps to apply early - applications opened Jan 3 - as Admissions is on rolling basis.
     
  11. Hopeful-Dad

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    +1 DS did NASS last year (and LOVED it). Still waiting to hear if he'll receive an appointment, but NASS targets people from further away from Annapolis (like DS) and people that the Navy thinks might otherwise not apply for USNA, so the fact that DS attended NASS likely has little bearing on his chances. The only exception I've heard to this is that if you do incredibly well at NASS (e.g., they have awards for things like "the Iron Man"), it will be reflected on your USNA application, but otherwise, no real advantage to attending NASS. I think I heard that only 1 out of 3 or 4 USNA appointments attended NASS, which works out to something like 1 out of 7 to 9 or so people that attend NASS end up at the USNA, IIRC. Again, minimal correlation. No idea about STEMS program correlation.