SAT and ACT Score Requirements for the Service Academies: What to Expect and How to Prepare

Standardized testing is the single most important factor for Service Academy applicants. While it’s important to have all three components of the Whole Person Concept in your resume: Scholar, Athlete, Leader, each Academy places most importance on the Scholar

Service Academy Applicant Parents: Do You Support Your Children? The Applicant-Parent Dynamic

The following is a guest post from our friend, Sean Kim, USAFA Class of 2025 Appointee. Sean also won a Navy ROTC-Marine Corps Option and an Army ROTC scholarship.  We asked him to blog on his thoughts on the

Equipment to Train for the Service Academy Candidate Fitness Assessment (CFA)

The following is a guest post from our friend, Sean Kim, USAFA Class of 2025 Appointee. Sean also won a Navy ROTC-Marine Corps Option and an Army ROTC scholarship. He did extremely well on his CFA and ROTC physical fitness

Demystifying the Congressional Nomination to Service Academies

If you are applying to a Service Academy, chances are you need a Congressional nomination!  In this post we break down what a Congressional nomination is and how Members of Congress choose who to nominate. You can find more

Service Academy Height and Weight Requirements

When many applicants think about the physical requirements for admission into a Service Academy, they traditionally think about the fitness aspect. However, there is a key element that isn’t talked about much until it becomes an issue: height and

Getting Into a Service Academy Prep School: Air Force Academy, Naval Academy, and West Point Prep School 101

Did you know what each of the three Service Academies has a prep school? These prep schools have about an 80% acceptance rate into the Service Academies! This is a great opportunity for students who need additional academic preparation

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