I feel i am a perfect candidate for USNA with the exception of leadership positions. Basically ever since i was about 13 i have played hardcore non-stop college prep baseball. 24/7 365 days a year. because of this I have not been able to be a club officer (it would not have been fair to club members to have an officer who was never there). For some reason my high school baseball team doesnt have captains. basically all I have is team captain for the freshman high scholl basketball team and some invitations to some leadership forums/conferences (im pretty sure those dont even matter) this past year as you can imagine i became tired with baseball. burned out. I have seen the light of freedom. so i now have all the free time in the world to be officer of any club i want. the only problem is I'm a senior. will the Academy look at this as something I'm trying to throw in last minute because i havent made an attempt to prepare? or does it matter that im only able to do this now. BTW funny thing is about a month after i decided to hang it up, i get a letter from the coach of the Naval Academy Baseball program saying that they are interested in recruiting me. Ironic? I definetly would have put up with baseball as a means of getting into the Academy Heres my pathetic list of ECA's Spanish Honor Society National Honor Society Baseball my whole life (high school varsity soph and junior) Basketball -Freshman Captain Various Volunteer Hours What I plan to do/am doing this year: BITS/PAL- hang out with kids from local elem schools who have some sort of trouble Mu Alpha Theta- running for Pres/Vice Pres. pretty much the only club that you dont have to have been in for 2-3 years to be an officer Tae Kwon Do Tennis any other ideas to beef up this list?