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The Resource How to get into a military service academy : a step-by-step guide to getting qualified, nominated, and appointed, Michael Singer Dobson

How to get into a military service academy : a step-by-step guide to getting qualified, nominated, and appointed, Michael Singer Dobson

Label
How to get into a military service academy : a step-by-step guide to getting qualified, nominated, and appointed
Title
How to get into a military service academy
Title remainder
a step-by-step guide to getting qualified, nominated, and appointed
Statement of responsibility
Michael Singer Dobson
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
From applications to congressional nominations, from athletics to medical qualifications, the process is unlike any other for getting into college. This book leads students and their families through the process step by step, offering the tools needed for the very best chance at success
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dobson, Michael Singer
Dewey number
355.0071/173
Index
index present
LC call number
U410.Q1
LC item number
D62 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States Military Academy
  • United States Air Force Academy
  • United States Naval Academy
Label
How to get into a military service academy : a step-by-step guide to getting qualified, nominated, and appointed, Michael Singer Dobson
Instantiates
Publication
Bar code
  • 31223114375927
  • 31223114375919
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 177-182) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
About the academies. United States Military Academy (West Point) ; United States Naval Academy ; United States Coast Guard Academy ; United States Merchant Marine Academy ; United States Air Force Academy ; United States Senior Military Colleges/ROTC ; Preparatory schools ; Graduate schools ; Which academy should you choose? -- Is a service academy right for you? Basic requirements ; Workload ; Regimentation ; Restricted social life ; Service obligation ; Desire and willingness ; Self-assessment -- Getting ready to apply. Start early ; Advice for late starters ; Special situations ; The "whole person" evaluation process ; Shouldering a heavy load ; Academics ; Athletics ; Extracurricular activities ; Opportunities outside school ; Community service ; Learning and adventure ; Work ; Choose your own adventure -- The applications process. General tips ; West Point ; Naval Academy ; Coast Guard Academy ; Merchant Marine Academy ; Air Force Academy ; How you are evaluated ; Managing your portal -- Getting a nomination. Understanding nominations ; Sources of nominations ; International cadets ; Merchant Marine Academy nominations ; Do I need to bribe my congressperson? ; How the Congressional nominations process works -- Special issues and concerns. Recruited athletes ; Economically disadvantaged/hardship candidates ; Diversity recruiting ; Women ; LGBT ; Religious preference ; Foreign/dual citizenship ; Homeschooled or nontraditional education ; Trouble ; Former cadets -- Candidate fitness assessment and medical clearance. Candidate Fitness Assessment ; Medical clearance (DoDMERB) -- Acceptances and rejections. I finished my application. Now what? ; Candidate visits ; Letters of assurance ; Types of admission ; When will I hear? ; How will I hear? ; What if I don't get in? ; Steps following acceptance ; Reporting for duty ; The shock of transition and the morale curve -- Appendix I. Laws governing appointments to the academies ; Appendix II. Class profiles -- Appendix III. Resources -- Appendix IV. Presidential nomination letters
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxi, 192 pages
Isbn
9781442243149
Lccn
2015019469
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 909538857
  • (OCoLC)909538857
Label
How to get into a military service academy : a step-by-step guide to getting qualified, nominated, and appointed, Michael Singer Dobson
Publication
Bar code
  • 31223114375927
  • 31223114375919
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 177-182) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
About the academies. United States Military Academy (West Point) ; United States Naval Academy ; United States Coast Guard Academy ; United States Merchant Marine Academy ; United States Air Force Academy ; United States Senior Military Colleges/ROTC ; Preparatory schools ; Graduate schools ; Which academy should you choose? -- Is a service academy right for you? Basic requirements ; Workload ; Regimentation ; Restricted social life ; Service obligation ; Desire and willingness ; Self-assessment -- Getting ready to apply. Start early ; Advice for late starters ; Special situations ; The "whole person" evaluation process ; Shouldering a heavy load ; Academics ; Athletics ; Extracurricular activities ; Opportunities outside school ; Community service ; Learning and adventure ; Work ; Choose your own adventure -- The applications process. General tips ; West Point ; Naval Academy ; Coast Guard Academy ; Merchant Marine Academy ; Air Force Academy ; How you are evaluated ; Managing your portal -- Getting a nomination. Understanding nominations ; Sources of nominations ; International cadets ; Merchant Marine Academy nominations ; Do I need to bribe my congressperson? ; How the Congressional nominations process works -- Special issues and concerns. Recruited athletes ; Economically disadvantaged/hardship candidates ; Diversity recruiting ; Women ; LGBT ; Religious preference ; Foreign/dual citizenship ; Homeschooled or nontraditional education ; Trouble ; Former cadets -- Candidate fitness assessment and medical clearance. Candidate Fitness Assessment ; Medical clearance (DoDMERB) -- Acceptances and rejections. I finished my application. Now what? ; Candidate visits ; Letters of assurance ; Types of admission ; When will I hear? ; How will I hear? ; What if I don't get in? ; Steps following acceptance ; Reporting for duty ; The shock of transition and the morale curve -- Appendix I. Laws governing appointments to the academies ; Appendix II. Class profiles -- Appendix III. Resources -- Appendix IV. Presidential nomination letters
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxi, 192 pages
Isbn
9781442243149
Lccn
2015019469
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 909538857
  • (OCoLC)909538857

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