What are my chances?

Discussion in 'Military Academy - USMA' started by Brass&Bass98, May 9, 2016.

  1. Brass&Bass98

    Brass&Bass98 New Member

    May 9, 2016
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    Hello, I was wondering what my chances were of getting an appointment to the United States Military Academy. I am planning to attend Marion Military Institute and it's SAP program. I was told by my step-sister, who graduated from the West Point 2013 class, that it would be a good idea. She herself went to NMMI but I decided on MMI since I already live in Marion and also work at MMI and I have seen the campus and like what I see. Due to extenuating circumstances at home, I had to withdraw from high school a week into my senior year, although up to that point I had a little over a 3.5 GPA and placed 23 out of 260 in my class by the end of Junior year. I took my GOD recently and I scored high enough that I received college credit. I scheduled to take my ACT already. My goal is a perfect score. My question is will MMI and it's SAP program help me with the admissions process to USMA to where I can receive an appointment? Or will my GED, despite my high score, prevent me from being competitive with other applicants?
  2. 845something

    845something Member

    Feb 22, 2013
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    The only garuantee is if you don't apply, you won't get in.

    Realistically, a big portion is going to rest on your test scores because you lack a HS rank. You have to ask yourself, how realistic is a perfect score?

    The SAP at MMI really will have minimal influence on getting you in (and no more than successful completion at any college, but probably at a higher cost).

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