All midshipmen majoring in Economics, English, History, or Political Science are required to take or validate four semesters of a foreign language offered at the Naval Academy, or the equivalent.Midshipmen majoring in Engineering, Mathematics, or Science are not required to take a foreign language; but many of them choose to do so.A Chemistry AP score of 4 or 5 can be important in validating chemistry.
Also an AP score of 5 in European, US, or World History is necessary to proceed to validation.
An AP Calculus, AB or BC, score of 4 or 5 is important in validating Calculus.
Your class load includes AP Calculus, AP Biology, AP English, AP Civics, Theory of Knowledge, Cross Country, and Orchestra. Several already have early acceptance—to Harvard, to Stanford, one to Harvey Mudd. Dhana (future Johns Hopkins student) gets bored in Twentieth Century Topics and alphabetizes the bookshelves.
Your extra activities include PSYO orchestra practice Sundays and work ten to fifteen hours a week. Your important goals for October are: In November, you prepare for and take your Congressional interview (see Congressional Interview section). Alec (future Harvard freshman) updates his screen name in Theory of Knowledge. The mail arrives at , although you don’t get home until .
OK, that worked out fine…One more thing: you get the counselor to sign and mail the Candidate Activities Record—you fill out all of the high school activities, classes, sports, clubs, etc. Your acceptance letter is in the mailbox that evening for tomorrow’s pickup. January brings semester finals, one more round of SAT’s, and Candidate Weekend. Your schoolmate receives his acceptance into the Naval Academy. You share his excitement, but what does that mean for you?
that you participated in and the counselor approves and mails it. Your group of friends mentally moves on to college.Validation of core courses allows a cadet to substitute an additional elective in place of a core course.If a cadet shows unusual ability or has prior knowledge of the subject, but does not validate the course, he/she may be enrolled in an advanced or accelerated version."The AP test scores will be used by academic departments as one piece of information to determine advanced placement or validation for new cadets.To skip between groups, use Ctrl LEFT or Ctrl RIGHT. Credit earned in other colleges, Advanced Placement Examination scores, and tests administered at the Military Academy are considered in validation decisions.Advanced Placement Examination’s scores may be used in mathematics, physics, chemistry, history, social sciences, and foreign languages.Sign Up For Free Join for FREE, and start talking with other members, weighing in on community discussions, and more.