West Point is one of the most prestigious 4-year colleges in the country. Kathy Eastwood, Staff Writer for West Point, wrote a great article on "How to Get into West Point" : http://www.helium.com/items/489670-how-to-get-into-west-point . She says that "West Point looks for applicants that show leadership abilities, above average grades, good SAT and ACT scores and physical ability." She adds that "volunteering in your community or activities in high school is also important as are participation in sports." Eastwood even offers information on recommended course preparation and some insight as to what Cadet life is like. Getting into West Point is a lot of hard work, but that is why it has such a highly regarded reputation. Best of luck achieving your goals!