8. Complete Your Online Application
- Complete your Activities Record. The United States Merchant Marine Academy looks for well- rounded candidates that demonstrate exemplary character. Your extracurricular activity is an important part of your assessment. Be prepared to provide detailed information on the following:
- Athletic Activities: Approximately 84 percent of entering midshipmen have earned a varsity letter and 66 percent are team captains.
- Non-Athletic Activities: Examples include but are not limited to:
- Student Government
- National Honors Society
- Scouting (Eagle/Gold Award)
- Naval Sea Cadet Corps
- Civil Air Patrol
- Community Service
- Work Experience
- Submit the Academic Information Request. The information requested includes official transcripts and a school profile.
- Request School Official Evaluations. Evaluations are required from the following instructors:
- Lab science (either chemistry or physics)
- Submit your Biographical Essay. Your essay must be at least 500 words. Include your name and candidate ID at the top of the page
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