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  • Admissions: Questions and Preparation
    Questions AIM Summer Program Application Process Cadet Life and Career Options Early Action Medical PFE Preparation for Non Seniors Standardized Tests Statistics Request More Information Congressional Staff Meet the Admissions Staff Questions and Preparation The interview may be your first opportunity to meet with a Coast Guard Academy representative Since we commission our graduates as officers in the Coast Guard this interview is not just for college but for your first professional position Take some time to make this first impression a great one Appearance Cadets and Coast Guard officers take pride in their appearance and we like to see that same pride in our candidates Consider wearing casual business attire and style your hair neatly Timeliness We have a saying in the Coast Guard If you re early you re on time if you re on time you re late and if you re late well you ll learn about that if you come to the Academy Timeliness shows that you are organized and serious about the Academy Arrive early to the interview and take time to relax collect your thoughts and get used to the surroundings Topics Be prepared to talk about yourself and to ask informed questions

    Original URL path: http://www.cga.edu/admissions2.aspx?id=85 (2016-02-14)
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  • Admissions: International Cadets
    Eligibility and Selection Application Tuition and Payment Travel and Planning Forms and Downloads Staying in Touch Contact Us Frequently Asked Questions AIM Summer Program Application Process Cadet Life and Career Options Early Action Medical PFE Preparation for Non Seniors Standardized Tests Statistics Request More Information Congressional Staff Meet the Admissions Staff International Cadets The U S Coast Guard serves as the model for Coast Guard Services around the world Since 1971 international cadets have attended the U S Coast Guard Academy to receive technical education and professional training that enables them to provide leadership for the Coast Guard Service of their home nations To date over 130 international cadets from 38 countries have graduated from the Coast Guard Academy 22 International cadets are currently enrolled The Academy is a fully resident military cadet campus The undergraduate curriculum is heavily oriented toward math science and engineering and leads to a Bachelor of Science degree Professional training in subjects such as Leadership Maritime Law and Navigation are provided throughout the four year program Formal courses are complemented by a variety of summer programs at Coast Guard units both afloat and ashore Cadets enjoy seagoing experiences aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Eagle America

    Original URL path: http://www.cga.edu/admissions2.aspx?id=72 (2016-02-14)
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  • Admissions: Director' s Welcome
    to Expect AIM Eligibility and Selection Application Tuition and Payment Travel and Planning Forms and Downloads Staying in Touch Contact Us Frequently Asked Questions AIM Summer Program Application Process Cadet Life and Career Options Early Action Medical PFE Preparation for Non Seniors Standardized Tests Statistics Request More Information Congressional Staff Meet the Admissions Staff CAPT ROBERT MCKENNA Director s Welcome Greetings Welcome to the U S Coast Guard Academy Your journey starts now as you explore our eight academic majors and 25 intercollegiate sports teams You will also learn about the traditions of our nation s oldest continuous seagoing service born as the Revenue Marine in 1790 The Academy experience will be challenging and fun with memories to last a lifetime Upon graduation you receive your Bachelor of Science degree with a commission as an Officer in the U S Coast Guard You will have many rewarding career opportunities in the fields of aviation operations afloat and ashore engineering law environmental protection communications intelligence and computer information and technology I invite you to learn more about what I believe is the finest military service academy Our faculty and staff are here to serve you and our facilities are among the

    Original URL path: http://www.cga.edu/admissions.aspx?id=68 (2016-02-14)
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  • Admissions: Captain McKenna' s Biography
    CGES and program management for the Coast Guard s Morale Well Being and Recreation MWR programs CGES operates 66 stores and 49 satellite exchanges with average annual sales of 163 million CGES operations generate approximately 7 million in profits that fund MWR programs service wide and are used to recapitalize CGES facilities Coast Guard MWR programs provide a valuable non pay compensation benefit to active duty members their families and other eligible patrons in support of mission readiness and retention His previous assignments include serving as the Comptroller at the United States Coast Guard Academy from 2009 to 2011 In this position he was responsible for the management and oversight of the Academy s annual 24 million operating budget and the 2 million non appropriated budget In addition he was responsible for the oversight of the 20 million of general property 11 million in the cadet pay account the Academy s 6 million galley contract and the Academy Clothing Locker with annual sales of 1 5 million Prior to that he was the Response Department Head at Sector Long Island Sound where he was responsible for the management and oversight of all Coast Guard search and rescue homeland security pollution response and law enforcement missions in Connecticut and Suffolk and Nassau counties on Long Island Captain McKenna also served as the Planning Officer for the First Coast Guard District and was responsible for the personnel budget and civil engineering project planning for Coast Guard units from Maine to New Jersey He served as the Deputy Group Commander at Group Portland overseeing search and rescue homeland security and law enforcement operations in Maine and New Hampshire Prior to that he was at Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington D C serving in the Office of Budget and Office of Financial Management He

    Original URL path: http://www.cga.edu/admissions.aspx?id=69 (2016-02-14)
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  • Admissions: Campus Visit
    Summer Program Application Process Cadet Life and Career Options Early Action Medical PFE Preparation for Non Seniors Standardized Tests Statistics Request More Information Congressional Staff Meet the Admissions Staff UPCOMING EVENTS CADET FOR A DAY Campus Visit You and your family are cordially invited to visit the Academy during your college search In fact we believe that a visit is essential to making an informed decision During your visit you can count on small groups and authentic conversations about the cadet experience Coast Guard missions and career opportunities Ready When You Are The campus is open to visitors from 8 a m to 5 p m year round Tour the museum waterfront chapel academic and athletic facilities at your own pace anytime Dining is available on campus and a gift shop is located in the Exchange America s Tall Ship Eagle is home ported in nearby in New London welcoming thousands of visitors each year The Admissions Office is open year round Monday through Friday and certain Saturdays except on federal holidays and Reporting In Day Weekday hours are 8 30 a m to 4 30 p m Online registration is required for campus programs Drop in visits to meet

    Original URL path: http://www.cga.edu/admissions.aspx?id=65486 (2016-02-14)
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  • Admissions: Featured Programs
    answer session the day finishes with a one hour cadet led campus tour Bears Day This open house is a six hour program limited to 70 families It includes a cadet led tour and overview of the academic athletic and leader development programs Students pair up with a cadet for one on one time meal formation and lunch in the wardroom then class Parents have the option to dine in the Officers Club with Admissions staff Science Technology and Engineering Program STEP This day long program is for women only Learn what it s like to attend a service academy meet female cadets and discover how science math and engineering majors can open doors for you The program features an Academy overview cadet panels and one on one time and hands on experience in the classroom and labs Overnight Visits Academy Introduction Mission AIM This six day summer program held each July is for high school students getting ready to start their senior year Application is due by April 1st of your junior year in high school Visit www uscga edu AIM to learn more Need based scholarships may be available Cadet for a Day Held in September and October this 24 hour overnight is for high school seniors by invitation Shadow a cadet to explore first hand if the Academy is right for you Attend classes sports practice club activities and study hour and then spend the night in Chase Hall Parents are invited to meet with Admissions staff after check in for a question and answer session Academy Experience Program AEP Held between January and April this is a comprehensive orientation for appointees and parents Join future members of your class current cadets and staff to understand the expectations challenges and rewards of cadet life with emphasis on

    Original URL path: http://www.cga.edu/admissions.aspx?id=2557 (2016-02-14)
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  • Admissions: Plan Your Trip
    Statistics Request More Information Congressional Staff Meet the Admissions Staff Plan Your Trip Travel and Lodging Downtown New London is an intermodal transportation hub the only one in New England Trains buses taxis and ferries all converge here The Academy is only 2 5 miles north of the transportation center and less than a mile from Route 95 the interstate corridor As a result you can travel by plane train ferry and car with relative ease A taxi to or from the transportation center costs about 10 If traveling by car take exit 83 off Route 95 to get to the main gate T F Green Airport in Warwick Rhode Island and Bradley International Airport in Hartford Connecticut are each about an hour away providing the closest commercial airline service to the Academy A rental car is recommended to get to the Academy from either airport The Amtrak train is an alternative from T F Green Take a shuttle or taxi to get from T F Green to the Providence Amtrak station The Groton New London Airport KGON is a public use general aviation non commercial airport located about seven miles from New London Rental cars are available Amtrak provides

    Original URL path: http://www.cga.edu/admissions2.aspx?id=6727 (2016-02-14)
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  • Admissions: Make the Most of Your Visit
    Visit Driving Directions AIM Summer Program What to Expect AIM Eligibility and Selection Application Tuition and Payment Travel and Planning Forms and Downloads Staying in Touch Contact Us Frequently Asked Questions AIM Summer Program Application Process Cadet Life and Career Options Early Action Medical PFE Preparation for Non Seniors Standardized Tests Statistics Request More Information Congressional Staff Meet the Admissions Staff Make the Most of Your Visit With a little

    Original URL path: http://www.cga.edu/admissions2.aspx?id=1891 (2016-02-14)
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