Thanks in advance for any advice/insight you can give. The road to pursuing my dream of USMA has taken a hard detour. After receiving 3 nominations and appearing qualified in every other way, I was DQ'd based on myopia and astigmatism. Numbers are -8.375 outside of the maximum qualifying range of -8.00 or greater qualifying. My personal optometrist wrote a letter in support of a waiver. Unfortunately I have just received a letter from the director of admissions stating a waiver has not been granted and my file has been closed. Does anyone have any similar experiences to share or any advice you can give? I want to keep pushing ahead but am a bit unsure of what I should do at this point.