best time to send letter

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  1. lukeS

    lukeS Member

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    I was wondering if it was best to send my VP and congressional letters as early as early as possible. And when exactly is that?
     
  2. coffeecup3

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    Look up the due dates for your appropriate senators and congressman, along with the VP. Most, but not all, are due sometime in October or November. I would wait till at least the end of junior year before you send in your applications because of transcripts (up to 6th semester), and any other awards/activity updates that may have to be added if you were to send it now.

    They do not look at the order of applications as they come in and say, "Ooo his application was first so he gets our nom!" So getting your application in early is really only beneficiary to you as you can check it off your to do list. My suggestion would be to send it in at least a month early, but note again as long as it is in by the due date your fine. Good Luck!
     
  3. Pima

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    I would suggest that you discuss all of this with your ALO. I do not mean to be Janie Raincloud here, but you are taking the jump that just because you want to apply to the AFA, they are going to deem you an applicant. 10K PCQ's are open every yr., only 6K will make it passed the PCQ to applicant.

    Next, the reason I say wait and talk to your ALO is due to the fact that they are experienced in this procedure. Every MOC is different. Your ALO will be aware of your process.

    I can see you are excited, but this is a marathon and not a sprint, pace yourself, just because you are first out of the gate will not mean you will be the 1st to cross the line.
     

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