Do I have a shot at getting in

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  1. edthomas123

    edthomas123 Member

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    Hey guys,
    I am currently a sophomore in high school and I have an unweighted GPA of 3.6. I go to a really competitive and rigorous high school and I take Honors and looking to take AP as a junior and senior. I play two sports soccer and outdoor track and field and all at the varsity level. I just got my eagle scout last December and am currently a SSgt in Civil Air Patrol. I am part of the Spanish club, outdoor adventure club, and Special Olympic support club in my school. If there is anything else I could possibly do to improve my resume to get in it would be greatly appreciated. I have wanted to go to USAFA since I was 5. I want to fly in the Air Force and has been a lifelong dream. Thanks for taking the time to read this.
     
  2. Capt MJ

    Capt MJ Member

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    While awaiting comments, use Search function on "Chance me" or "chances."
     
  3. goforspaatz

    goforspaatz USAFA c/o 2020

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    Aim for leadership positions - in clubs, school, sports, CAP, everything. Start taking and preparing for ACT/SAT/PSAT right now. With CAP, look for leadership positions at the squadron (Flt/Staff, 1st Sgt) and above (CAC, Encampment Staff, NCSAs). Keep working towards Mitchell and maybe pursue flight training through CAP either local or at a Flight Academy. Build up some volunteer hours if possible - even better create your own project/program and do it for the next 2 years. PM for more details on CAP opportunities
     
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    AROTC-dad Just a dad

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    fencersmother Founding Member

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    Well, sure, you have a chance!

    The only way you have no chance is if you do not apply.

    Practice taking the SAT/ACT, then crush it next year!

    Please pay special attention to those posts where long-time posters discuss those aspects of "a really competitive and rigorous high school."
     
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    AROTC-dad Just a dad

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  7. edthomas123

    edthomas123 Member

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    that is not my real name or contain anything like it its just an Alias
     
  8. edthomas123

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    I actually am a flight Sargent right now and looking into flight school after I get my Billy Mitchell
     
  9. AROTC-dad

    AROTC-dad Just a dad

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    That is good. There have been a lot of people who have been using their real name lately.
     

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