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    United States Coast Guard Academy
    Attn:  Public Affairs Officer
    31 Mohegan Avenue
    New London, CT  06320-8103
    Admissions Hotline: 800-883-8724 (apply on-line)
    Competition is open to any young American who meets the basic
    eligibility requirements.  Unlike the other Service Academies, the
    Coast Guard Academy does not require a congressional nomination.
    Candidates must submit at least one set of SAT Reasoning or ACT
    scores that include the Writing Test.  Must be a U.S. citizen of
    sound moral character, unmarried with no dependents or financial
    debt, 17-22 years of age on July 1 of the year of entry and a high
    school graduate or G.E.D. recipient (or will be prior to entry).
    SAT Code is 5807.  ACT Code is 0600.  Applications for appointment
    must be submitted by January 15 of the year of entrance.