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United States Military Academy, also synonymous with West Point
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Directorate of Admissions or the Admissions Office
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Athletics
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United States Military Academy Prep School
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West Point Preparatory School Program
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Judge Advocate General - the ‘law firm’ of the Army
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The population of Cadets at West Point
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The residence facilities where Cadets live while at West Point
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The Mess Hall is the facility where cadets eat their meals every day
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The last week of the 6-week basic training for Cadets
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Upper Class cadets orienting new Cadets
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Cadets in their 1st year at West Point, similar to being a college freshman
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Cadets in their 2nd year at West Point , similar to being a college sophomore
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Cadets in their 3rd year at West Point, similar to being a college junior
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Cadets in their 4th Year at West Point, similar to being a college senior
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How to address a male officer
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How to address a female officer
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A Colonel in the US Army
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The pledge that all cadets live by, that a cadet will not lie, cheat, or steal, or tolerate those who do
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Someone, typically High school seniors and/or juniors applying for West Point
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An online “package” of forms and instructions you need to complete your application
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A portal where current candidates can access their application files online, a password-protected site where you find your Candidate Kit
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An initial candidate application which is considered "starting a file"
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Three questions that the applicant (Candidate) answers in essay form as part of the application package (Candidate Kit)
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Physical assessment that you must pass to be considered for admission to West Point
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The student body at West Point
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Department of Defense Medical Examination Review Board which schedules the required medical exam prior to acceptance consideration at West Point
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Communication to an applicant (Candidate) that he or she will most likely be offered admission upon completion of their application (Candidate Kit)
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A formal recommendation from a Congressional member or other authorized official that is required for admission
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The day that the incoming class of cadets reports to West Point, usually the last Monday in June
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Helpful information for parents that is posted on the Candidate Portal, usually in February or March
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A support network for families of cadets located throughout the U.S.
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A basic form that the applicant (Candidate) fills out as part of the application process (Candidate Kit)
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The "viewbook" is available in print and online, it explains requirements and important aspects of a West Point education.
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Summer Leadership Seminar, a week-long immersion experience for prospective students the summer before their senior year of high school
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The prestigious corps of West Point graduates who represent high achievement and the promise of outstanding, ethical leadership
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Active duty, retired Army officers, or civilian members who help recruit future cadets
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Reference and identification number assigned to each graduate, often referred to as the "C-number"
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Given annually by the academy since 1958, the award honors an outstanding citizen whose service and accomplishments in the national interest exemplify the academy’s motto, “Duty, Honor, Country”
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A football game between the "Goats" (the bottom half of the senior (Firstie) class academically), and the "Engineers" (the top half). Held just before the Army-Navy game
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Designated area of the cadet barracks courtyard
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Annual yearbook
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The “plebe bible”
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The groups of cadets that you live with
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The changing of companies
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Highest ranking Firstie, also known as the Brigade Commander
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Indoor Obstacle Course Test
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Department of Military Instruction