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Frequently Asked Questions - Early Action
Q:  What is Early Action?
A:   To have your application considered for Early Action, all application materials must be submitted by October 15 – this includes at least one set of official prerequisite test scores (SAT or ACT) received before the aforementioned deadline. In other words, you must take the ACT and/or SAT in enough time for the scores to be received by CGA before the deadline. If you are offered an appointment as a result of Early Action, you have until May 1 to accept or decline the offer.

Q:  Is there an Early Decision program?
A:   The Academy does not participate in Early Decision.

Q:  Is there an advantage to applying for Early Action?
A:   There is no disadvantage to applying for Early Action. If you receive an appointment through Early Action, it is non-binding and you have until May 1 to accept the offer.  Approximately 40-50% of the incoming class is appointed under Early Action.

Q:  Who is eligible to apply for Early Action?
A:   High school students and active members of the military are eligible to apply for Early Action. Re-applying students in their first academic year following their non-selection decision are not eligible to apply for Early Action. All other college students may apply in the Early Action period and will be reviewed using their final high school transcript. All students are required to submit transcripts from all academic institutions they have attended.

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