What Does It Take To Get Into Westpoint

The United States Military Academy (West Point) is one of the most prestigious and most difficult universities to be admitted to.  Since being founded on March 16, 1802, among its alumni are two U.S. Presidents, 37 State Governors, 33 Members of Congress, 20 astronauts, and 93 Rhodes Scholars.  The Academy focuses on four developmental domains: academic, physical, military, and character.  West Point seeks well-rounded candidates who demonstrate excellent academic ability (60 percent), leadership potential (30 percent), and successful Candidate Fitness Assessment (10 percent).  Upon graduation, cadets will serve five years…