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Midshipmen Preparation

Midshipmen Preparation

During Indoctrination, Plebes receive an orientation to their responsibilities as college students, in addition to their responsibilities as members of the regiment of Midshipmen. This orientation covers topics critical to early academic success in college such as Study Skills, Time Management and Test Taking Strategies. These topics and others are covered in the first trimester during the Academic Dean’s Hour run by the Academic Center for Excellence Staff. There is also a period set aside each week for academic support activities such as mentoring, common meeting time, and Superintendent’s or Provost All Hand’s Call.  (In term one plebes have Dean’s hour and Common hour and in terms two and three all students have common hour.

Class of 2029 Applications Open 1 May 2024