You were once where many of our kids are now, going through the application process, then counting down the days till BCT. Is the reality of it anything like you expected? What do you enjoy most/least? How have you grown as a person and what do you think you would have missed out on if you had gone to a traditional college instead? For those who have been there for awhile, how has your perspective of academy/military life changed over time? I know that's alot of questions, if you feel up to responding, don't feel you have to answer them all. Any input will be interesting and helpful for those coming up behind you. Thanks so much!