Guest Post: C2C John Walsh, USCGA

John Walsh is a 2nd Class Cadet (junior) at the United States Coast Guard Academy. If you want to learn what it’s like to be a “Swab” at USCGA, read on!!

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How Competitive are the Academies?

These three points will paint the picture of how competitive it is to get into a Service Academy.

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Tips to Navigate Essays

Lately, we have been guiding our clients as they revise their essays.

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Academies and SAT/ACT scores

Research from the Brookings Institution has criticized the SAT as favoring the economically advantaged. Even worse, the report has shown some SAT questions are racially inequitable. This research has pushed many colleges to consider “test-optional” policies.

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The Power of Persistence

If 10 people apply to the Academies, 1 gets accepted, while the other 9 get denied. What’s the difference between the winning 1 and the other 9?

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