What to expect at this point?

Discussion in 'Coast Guard Academy - USCGA' started by nicknoodles, Mar 19, 2017.

  1. nicknoodles

    nicknoodles Member

    Dec 27, 2015
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    I am a freshmen at NC State and this is my first year applying to the CGA. Like a majority of the applicants I made myself as competitive as possible. I had a 1350 SAT (690 Math, 660 Reading) and my first semester gpa was a 3.81 (general first year engineering courses). I even spent a semester as a non scholarship midshipmen in our nrotc program. My main weaknesses on my application are that I have hearing loss (can't commission in the navy which is why i dropped from rotc), i haven't filled any leadership roles since joining college, and i did not schedule an officer interview. I was at this point last year when i applied to USNA (got rejected at the beginning of april). I know it's all about patience, and i'm sure i'm not alone on this, but what should i honestly expect at this point? Do a lot of applicants recieve appointments towards the end of the cycle?
  2. Wonderfulmom

    Wonderfulmom Member

    Nov 11, 2015
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    Have you applied to the Merchant Marine Academy? Look into it.