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DPC-841269-01.PPT09/24/07 U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps Attending and Succeeding at the U.S. Naval Academy Summer Seminar (NASS) U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps.

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1 DPC PPT09/24/07 U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps Attending and Succeeding at the U.S. Naval Academy Summer Seminar (NASS) U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps Attending and Succeeding at the U.S. Naval Academy Summer Seminar (NASS)

2 DPC PPT09/24/07  U.S. Naval Sea Cadets interested in attending the U.S. Naval Academy, are strongly encouraged to apply for acceptance to the U.S. Naval Academy Summer Seminar in their high school junior year General Information

3 DPC PPT09/24/07  Sea Cadet National Headquarters will reimburse tuition fee to all U.S. Naval Sea Cadets successfully completing the U.S. Naval Academy Summer Seminar General Information Continued General Information Continued

4 DPC PPT09/24/07 General Overview

5 DPC PPT09/24/07 General Overview   NASS is for those interested in pursuing an appointment to one of the nation's service academies and serving their country as an officer   NASS is run by midshipmen with oversight by active duty Navy and Marine Corps officers   Numerous students from around the world attend this fast paced program each year   NASS is for those interested in pursuing an appointment to one of the nation's service academies and serving their country as an officer   NASS is run by midshipmen with oversight by active duty Navy and Marine Corps officers   Numerous students from around the world attend this fast paced program each year

6 DPC PPT09/24/07 General Overview (2 of 5)   NASS Provides: – – Opportunity for rising high school seniors to visit the Naval Academy for one week during the summer – – Chance to experience all aspects of the Naval Academy   Academic program   Midshipman life – – An overview of Navy and Marine Corps service options – – Experience in all aspects of the Naval Academy   NASS Provides: – – Opportunity for rising high school seniors to visit the Naval Academy for one week during the summer – – Chance to experience all aspects of the Naval Academy   Academic program   Midshipman life – – An overview of Navy and Marine Corps service options – – Experience in all aspects of the Naval Academy

7 DPC PPT09/24/07 General Overview (3 of 5)   NASS Offers: – – Opportunity to sample university level academics at a first-rate institution – – Chance to discover whether the Naval Academy will help in achieving your goals – – A jump start on the admissions process – – Opportunity for you to determine whether you are right for the Academy, and whether the Academy is right for you   NASS Offers: – – Opportunity to sample university level academics at a first-rate institution – – Chance to discover whether the Naval Academy will help in achieving your goals – – A jump start on the admissions process – – Opportunity for you to determine whether you are right for the Academy, and whether the Academy is right for you

8 DPC PPT09/24/07 General Overview (4 of 5)   Success at NASS includes: – – Academic qualifications – – Excellent physical fitness – – Positive attitude at all times – – Ability to follow orders – – Exhibition of true desire to attend the Naval Academy – – Ability to retain and accurately report information received – – Ability to perform well in a team environment – – Ability to admit mistakes and learn from them   Success at NASS includes: – – Academic qualifications – – Excellent physical fitness – – Positive attitude at all times – – Ability to follow orders – – Exhibition of true desire to attend the Naval Academy – – Ability to retain and accurately report information received – – Ability to perform well in a team environment – – Ability to admit mistakes and learn from them

9 DPC PPT09/24/07 General Overview (5 of 5)   Treat NASS as a “Check Ride”   Consider NASS a military training event – – Sea Cadets should arrive in excellent physical and mental condition   Sea Cadet National Headquarters EXPECTS all participating cadets to arrive ready to give their best performance at this event   Sea Cadets should aspire to score in the top two levels of the NASS performance rating system   Treat NASS as a “Check Ride”   Consider NASS a military training event – – Sea Cadets should arrive in excellent physical and mental condition   Sea Cadet National Headquarters EXPECTS all participating cadets to arrive ready to give their best performance at this event   Sea Cadets should aspire to score in the top two levels of the NASS performance rating system

10 Eligibility Requirements DPC PPT09/24/07

11 DPC PPT09/24/07 Basic Eligibility   The following general selection criteria are considered: – – Will meet age requirement of at least 17 Years old on 1 July of the following application year – – Unmarried, not pregnant and have no legal obligation to support a child, children or other individual(s) – – Superior high school performance and strong PSAT, SAT, or ACT results – – Demonstrated achievement in athletics and extracurricular activities, especially demonstrating leadership potential in these areas – – Physically fit and in good health with normal vision (20/40 or correctable to 20/20) – – Positive attitude, self-disciplined, and of good moral character   The following general selection criteria are considered: – – Will meet age requirement of at least 17 Years old on 1 July of the following application year – – Unmarried, not pregnant and have no legal obligation to support a child, children or other individual(s) – – Superior high school performance and strong PSAT, SAT, or ACT results – – Demonstrated achievement in athletics and extracurricular activities, especially demonstrating leadership potential in these areas – – Physically fit and in good health with normal vision (20/40 or correctable to 20/20) – – Positive attitude, self-disciplined, and of good moral character NOTE: U.S. Citizenship is not a requirement, however, candidates seeking an appointment to the Naval Academy need to be U.S. citizens by the time they are inducted into the Brigade of Midshipmen.

12 Tuition and Expenses DPC PPT09/24/07

13 DPC PPT09/24/07 Tuition and Expenses   Tuition to attend a session is approximately $   Tuition covers – – Room and board – – Variety of materials   Tuition does not cover travel to the Academy   Sea Cadet National Headquarter will reimburse the tuition fee for those successfully completing NASS   Each cadet is responsible for arranging transportation to and from the Naval Academy   Naval Academy will provide transportation to and from BWI Airport only   Bring extra cash for snacks and souvenirs   Tuition to attend a session is approximately $   Tuition covers – – Room and board – – Variety of materials   Tuition does not cover travel to the Academy   Sea Cadet National Headquarter will reimburse the tuition fee for those successfully completing NASS   Each cadet is responsible for arranging transportation to and from the Naval Academy   Naval Academy will provide transportation to and from BWI Airport only   Bring extra cash for snacks and souvenirs

14 Program Activities DPC PPT09/24/07

15 DPC PPT09/24/07 Program Activities (1 of 2)   NASS allows the successful applicant to: – – Experience a taste of Academy life – – Live in Bancroft Hall – – Eat in the dining hall – – Participate in academic and leadership workshops – – Experience a variety of other activities on the campus   NASS allows the successful applicant to: – – Experience a taste of Academy life – – Live in Bancroft Hall – – Eat in the dining hall – – Participate in academic and leadership workshops – – Experience a variety of other activities on the campus NOTE: Doing well at NASS in no way ensures an academy appointment for the participant.

16   NASS attendees have the option of attending eight 90-minute workshops   Workshop topics include:   NASS attendees have the option of attending eight 90-minute workshops   Workshop topics include: DPC PPT09/24/07 Program Activities (2 of 2) –Information Technology –Naval Architecture –Mechanical Engineering –Ocean Engineering –Aerospace Flight Testing –Systems Engineering –Microcomputer Design –Ethics and Character Development –Seamanship and Navigation –Yard Patrol Craft (YP) Cruise –Information Technology –Naval Architecture –Mechanical Engineering –Ocean Engineering –Aerospace Flight Testing –Systems Engineering –Microcomputer Design –Ethics and Character Development –Seamanship and Navigation –Yard Patrol Craft (YP) Cruise –Oceanography –Mathematics –History –Meteorology –Literature –Chemistry –Political Science –Language Studies –Economics –Martial Arts –Oceanography –Mathematics –History –Meteorology –Literature –Chemistry –Political Science –Language Studies –Economics –Martial Arts

17 Typical Daily Schedule DPC PPT09/24/07

18 DPC PPT09/24/07 Daily Schedule   Physical Training – Introduction to PEP   Breakfast   Morning Academic Workshops   Lunch   Afternoon Academic Workshops   Sporting Events or Military Drill Introduction   Evening Meal   Special Events, including – – U.S. Marine Corps Sunset Parade – Iwo Jima Memorial in Washington, D.C. – – Career Opportunity Presentations by Navy and Marine Corps officers – – Sea Trials – – Mock Plebe Indoctrination Session – the most popular event – really!   2300 Taps – much needed rest   Physical Training – Introduction to PEP   Breakfast   Morning Academic Workshops   Lunch   Afternoon Academic Workshops   Sporting Events or Military Drill Introduction   Evening Meal   Special Events, including – – U.S. Marine Corps Sunset Parade – Iwo Jima Memorial in Washington, D.C. – – Career Opportunity Presentations by Navy and Marine Corps officers – – Sea Trials – – Mock Plebe Indoctrination Session – the most popular event – really!   2300 Taps – much needed rest

19 Application Process DPC PPT09/24/07

20 DPC PPT09/24/07 Application Process (1 of 2)   Application process is open – – Path to application link will be provided by Sea Cadet National Headquarters   Deadline for NASS applications is 01 April   Selection dependent on: – – Overall qualification of applicant – – Academy’s need to meet complete geographic representation   Application process is open – – Path to application link will be provided by Sea Cadet National Headquarters   Deadline for NASS applications is 01 April   Selection dependent on: – – Overall qualification of applicant – – Academy’s need to meet complete geographic representation

21 DPC PPT09/24/07 Application Process (2 of 2)   All applicants will be notified of their selection status   Mailings of status notification begins around mid-March   In case of late applications, notification will be no earlier than 30 days after receipt   Final acceptance notices provided by 01 May   Summer seminar applicants are processed as applicants to the Naval Academy upon successful completion of the Summer Seminar – – Removes the need for a preliminary application   All applicants will be notified of their selection status   Mailings of status notification begins around mid-March   In case of late applications, notification will be no earlier than 30 days after receipt   Final acceptance notices provided by 01 May   Summer seminar applicants are processed as applicants to the Naval Academy upon successful completion of the Summer Seminar – – Removes the need for a preliminary application

22 Prepare to Exceed NASS Physical Fitness Exam Requirements DPC PPT09/24/07

23  Physical Performance – Sea Cadets should prepare for and plan to take and pass the following physical performance exam while at NASS:  Physical Education Program (PEP) Physical Readiness Test (PRT) – Prepare to meet or exceed the following PRT expectations: Men Women  1.5 mile run (min)10:3012:40  Push-ups (min in 2 mins)4018  Sit-ups (min in 2 mins)6565  Physical Performance – Sea Cadets should prepare for and plan to take and pass the following physical performance exam while at NASS:  Physical Education Program (PEP) Physical Readiness Test (PRT) – Prepare to meet or exceed the following PRT expectations: Men Women  1.5 mile run (min)10:3012:40  Push-ups (min in 2 mins)4018  Sit-ups (min in 2 mins)6565 Preparation Guidelines (6 of 6) DPC PPT09/24/07

24 Preparing for NASS and Academy Acceptance Start Young! Preparing for NASS and Academy Acceptance Start Young! DPC PPT09/24/07

25 Preparation Guidelines (1 of 5)  School Curriculum Guide:  Coordinate with School Counselor: –Four years of English, with a strong emphasis on composition, grammar, literature, and speech. –Four years of math: algebra I & II, plane geometry, intermediate algebra, and trigonometry. Courses in pre-calculus and calculus are highly recommended. –Two years of a foreign language. –One to two years of Latin, if offered –Two years of a laboratory science such as chemistry, biology or physics. –One year of U.S. history. –Courses in geography, government, basic computing and economics.  School Curriculum Guide:  Coordinate with School Counselor: –Four years of English, with a strong emphasis on composition, grammar, literature, and speech. –Four years of math: algebra I & II, plane geometry, intermediate algebra, and trigonometry. Courses in pre-calculus and calculus are highly recommended. –Two years of a foreign language. –One to two years of Latin, if offered –Two years of a laboratory science such as chemistry, biology or physics. –One year of U.S. history. –Courses in geography, government, basic computing and economics. DPC PPT09/24/07

26 Preparation Guidelines (2 of 5)  School Curriculum Guide – Continued  Coordinate with School Counselor  Sign-up for and take Pre-SAT when offered  Sign-up for and take SAT when offered  SAT preparation classes are recommended. – SAT math and verbal scores of 620 or higher are desirable.  SAT may be taken more than one time without penalty. – Academy will accept the highest score.  School Curriculum Guide – Continued  Coordinate with School Counselor  Sign-up for and take Pre-SAT when offered  Sign-up for and take SAT when offered  SAT preparation classes are recommended. – SAT math and verbal scores of 620 or higher are desirable.  SAT may be taken more than one time without penalty. – Academy will accept the highest score. DPC PPT09/24/07

27 Preparation Guidelines (3 of 5)  Physical Preparation Guide –Participate in vigorous competitive team sports. –Participate in individual sports that require sustained physical effort. –Perform distance running regularly; two miles are recommended. –Perform strenuous conditioning exercises – push-ups, pull-ups, and sit-ups. –The best way to prepare is by starting off slowly and building on your physical accomplishments. –Start with a two-mile run, alternating between running, walking, and gradually increase the amount of running.  Physical Preparation Guide –Participate in vigorous competitive team sports. –Participate in individual sports that require sustained physical effort. –Perform distance running regularly; two miles are recommended. –Perform strenuous conditioning exercises – push-ups, pull-ups, and sit-ups. –The best way to prepare is by starting off slowly and building on your physical accomplishments. –Start with a two-mile run, alternating between running, walking, and gradually increase the amount of running. DPC PPT09/24/07

28 Preparation Guidelines (4 of 5)  Leadership Preparation Guide : – Participate in extracurricular activities that provide valuable leadership experiences and responsibilities:  Class, club, or student government leadership position  Awards in academic societies, such as the National Honor Society  Participation and achievement in athletics  Competitive Team Sports: – Captain and Co-Captain roles are desirable  Leadership Preparation Guide : – Participate in extracurricular activities that provide valuable leadership experiences and responsibilities:  Class, club, or student government leadership position  Awards in academic societies, such as the National Honor Society  Participation and achievement in athletics  Competitive Team Sports: – Captain and Co-Captain roles are desirable DPC PPT09/24/07

29 Preparation Guidelines (5 of 5)  Leadership Preparation Guide - Continued  Participation and success in public speaking and other non-athletic activities  Maximize participation and achievement in Sea Cadet Corps  Membership in community and/or church organizations – It is more valuable for you to achieve distinction in a specific activity, rather than participate in a number of activities without any evidence of leadership achievement.  Leadership Preparation Guide - Continued  Participation and success in public speaking and other non-athletic activities  Maximize participation and achievement in Sea Cadet Corps  Membership in community and/or church organizations – It is more valuable for you to achieve distinction in a specific activity, rather than participate in a number of activities without any evidence of leadership achievement. DPC PPT09/24/07


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