USNA Summer Seminar Results

Discussion in 'Naval Academy - USNA' started by sfbc2024, Feb 12, 2019.

  1. sfbc2024

    sfbc2024 Member

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    Hello! I have just been notified that I have been accepted to Session 3 for the Summer Seminar. Has anyone else heard news?
     
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  2. justdoit19

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    Just heard also! DS in session #2!! Congrats to you sfbc2024! Very exciting news!!
     
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  3. s-xuer

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    I haven't heard back yet as of today 12 FEB. How do the notifications get sent out exactly? Is it by mail or email?
     
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    klk2272023 New Member

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    It comes through email
     
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  5. justdoit19

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    It came to my (mom) email as well as DS's. The emails that are included in the application.
     
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  6. Mama-B

    Mama-B New Member

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    Congrats! My dd will be going to the 2nd session.
     
  7. Holden100

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    Congrats! My DS was accepted to session 1!
     
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  8. SpiritBlue

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    Congrats! Do you know if this is a rolling notification? My DD has not received a response yet. Hope she is still in the running.
     
  9. justdoit19

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    Yes it is. Apps don’t close until the end of March.
     
  10. Alabama_Army_mom

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    My DD has been accepted for Session 3!
     
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    I got accepted for Session 1!
     
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  12. USNAismyplace

    USNAismyplace USNA 2023

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    Congrats to everyone getting accepted into NASS and SLE right now! Just know that it has no bearing on admission, but it is still an amazing experience connecting with mids and candidates from across the country. I had a blast when I went. To everyone waiting for a summer program decision, try not to be distracted by all the posters announcing their acceptances. It's okay if you aren't invited. Just keep working on your academics and sports so you can put together the best admissions packet possible when the time is right! Good luck 2024.
     
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    Does anyone have any insight on what the NASS admissions team is looking for in a good application for summer seminar? Are they looking for the same attributes and accomplishments that the regular admissions board will be looking for? My gut tells me that they're looking to attract fresh faces and not just the high schoolers who, regardless of summer seminar, would apply to USNA . In other words, perhaps they're not necessarily looking for the creme of the crop candidates for USNA but the best group of young men and women who would benefit from the week of marketing and USNA immersion and, perhaps as a result it, become interested in applying? Is that the prevailing logic here or is the goal to simply award admission to the candidates with the best (albeit very abbreviated) applications?
     
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  14. justdoit19

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    IMO, based upon what I read on the forums as I am not in the know, it’s recruiting. So people who aren’t able to ‘visit’ easily geographically. Or whatever criteria they use to increase exposure.

    Altho I believe it’s been stated as fact that it IS a recruiting tool.

    Lots of statistics about ‘how many in USNA class of xxx attended SS’. Or how many attendees of summer seminar were offered appointments.

    In DS USNA‘22 class, only one other person that he knew from SS is with him at USNA.

    To attend SS, you do still have to meet basic criteria BC you also become a candidate. But it’s not an LOA situation, where you are offered BC they want you to attend UNSA.
     
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  15. brewmeist

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    There are a lot of opinions, but the only group that would know the real answer is admissions. Many people say NASS is strictly a recruiting tool used to invite kids who otherwise are showing no interest, and/or live outside the region, but appear to be qualified. We live only 3 hours away from Annapolis and my kid visited there about 8 times over the years, including several sports camps. He was accepted to NASS, even though he didn't fit that profile I just described. Why did he get accpted and his friend a mile away did not? I don't have a clue. All I know is that it is great to get accepted to NASS for the experience, but it doesn't mean a thing as far as getting an appointment.
     
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  16. cars22

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    When did everyone submit app? I didn’t get mine in till end of Jan. Waiting on class ranking.
     
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    Looked in my email. Last year I waited til the end of January as well and got a response at the end of February (27th).
     
  18. Happy2BaNavyMom

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    I don't think my DS heard until April or May...and Session 1, so I think he probably got a slot someone else gave up. We are across the country so I do believe the "marketing" aspect of it. I think the biggest benefit is to see if the student likes the Academy "life". Most of these threads say NASS has no bearing on admission and perhaps in most cases, it's true; however, I think it was one of the biggest factors for my 2021 mid. He didn't have the classic, perfect candidate package, at all. Don't get me wrong...he is smart but never was a stellar test taker. At NASS, his detailer saw his GRIT. Named him candidate of the squad (or whatever it's called) and along with MOC principal nomination, is what I believe got him in. Is it a coincidence he ended up in his detailer's company? Well, maybe.
     
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