Hello from Western PA

Discussion in 'Introductions' started by Skg, Nov 8, 2010.

  1. Skg

    Skg New Member

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    Hello everyone,

    I'm applying to the USAFA and USMMA. I don't come from a military family, and I have not ALWAYS wanted to go to a service academy. I want to go becuase I always feel the need to keep challenging myself. I think that this is putting me at a disadvantage, but I am out here, trying to prove myself worthy anyhow.

    I run cross country, and this spring I am going to run in the Pittsburgh Half Marathon. I intend to follow a career in engineering, because I love calculus.

    The USAFA is my first choice, because I find their academic programs to fit my interests, as well as their athletic teams. I think that Colorado would be an exhilerating change of scenery. I also love the idea of parachuting. Snowboarding has been one of my hobbie because of how fast you can fly down a mountain, and I think that parachuting would be an incredible upgrade to that adrenalin rush.

    That is just a little bit about myself.
     
  2. TacticalNuke

    TacticalNuke Administrator

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    Welcome to the forum, best of luck in the application process. :thumb:
     
  3. fencersmother

    fencersmother Founding Member

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    Hello from another resident of the STEELER NATION! Good luck!

    My sons at USAFA both had the greatest ALO's - and I hope yours is as wonderful!

    If you have questions regarding local issues, you can feel free to PM me.
     
  4. rkrosnar

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    Skg

    From a follow Pennsylvanian, (Central PA), welcome good luck in your pursuit.

    RGK
     

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