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Multiple Noms....a good thing?

futureafacadetfutureafacadet Registered User Posts: 33 Junior Member
I receieved a presidential nomination early in the application process which in turn made me an official canidate. A little later on after the interviews i received a senatorial nomination and a congressional. A total of 3....would this look good on my file? I know it increases my chances because of the vacancies to be filled but what do ya'll think about having mutiple noms?
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Replies to: Multiple Noms....a good thing?

  • Roman_Roman_ Registered User Posts: 29 New Member
    It doesn't give you points, it just gives the Academy more ways to get you in.
  • hornetguyhornetguy Registered User Posts: 3,187 Senior Member
    well, certainly can't hurt. I was happy to have two 4 years ago!
  • eagle36eagle36 Registered User Posts: 1,548 Senior Member
    hard to believe its been that long, huh hornet. 150 days ;)
  • futureafacadetfutureafacadet Registered User Posts: 33 Junior Member
    Well i know the noms give me more ways to get in......but do you think the admissions panel will see the congressional and senatorial nominations and not necessarily give me "points" but help my chances?

    I spoke to some of the admissions guys at the Armed Forces bowl and i forgot to ask this question, but they told me my decision should be in by Feb. I'm curious to see how it turns out.
  • eagle36eagle36 Registered User Posts: 1,548 Senior Member
    no, it really doesn't. they'll look at your file. if they want you, then they'll use one of the three to get you in and you won't have to worry as much about them wanting someone else more. otherwise, it really doesn't do anything for you.
  • bulletandpimabulletandpima Registered User Posts: 9,826 Senior Member
    The point system(WCS) is clearly laid out. There is nothing there to give extra points for more noms. The only way you may get extra points would come through your ALO, because he/she may rack/stack you as number 1 in their rec based on the fact that you have received multiple noms.

    As everyone has stated it only helps because the AFA now has multiple lists that they can pull you from compared to the person with only one nom.

    In the end of the day you need to have the highest WCS on that slate to get in. That score does not include any points for noms.
  • tiger_max22tiger_max22 Registered User Posts: 490 Member
    Is it hard to get a nom? What info. do you put in the letter?
  • raimiusraimius Registered User Posts: 2,360 Senior Member
    Look on your congressional representatives and Senator's websites or call them.
  • futureafacadetfutureafacadet Registered User Posts: 33 Junior Member
    Well how many noms doesn't matter any more, I just got my appointment in the mail today!!!! See ya'll in June.
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