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Discussion in 'Introductions' started by flyforever01, Mar 20, 2011.

  1. flyforever01

    flyforever01 New Member

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    I'm Sierra, a senior in high school (I'm home schooled), from Concord, North Carolina (all you NASCAR fans, think Lowe's Motor Speedway). My GPA is 3.62. I took the SAT twice, scoring a 770 (reading), 710 (writing), 570 (math) the first time, and a 740 (reading), 680 (writing), 640 (math) the second. I've spent over three years in Civil Air Patrol, am a Cadet Major, and have held numerous staff positions (and am currently the cadet commander of my squadron of 50+ cadets). I have soloed and am currently working towards my private pilot's license. I've also been active in volunteer service, have a part time job, and am taking all dual-enrollment college classes this year (with a current 4.0 GPA in them). I applied for an AFROTC scholarship in the fall with a political science, strategic intelligence, or Arabic major, and had decent (although not stellar) PT scores (I believe I scored the equivalent of a 86 on the PFT). After I went in for my interview, I was offered the Commander's Leadership Scholarship by the Det 592 commander, to attend UNC Charlotte. I turned it down for two reasons: I don't really like the school (which is why I never applied there) and I can't afford room and board (which would be covered by academic merit scholarships at every other school I applied to). Now I am waiting to hear back from the HSSP boards as to whether I will receive a scholarship. What are my chances of getting a type 2 or type 1?
     
  2. OBXmom

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    Sierra, have you thought about applying for the Air Force Academy? Its too late to apply now for this year, but if you took classes at a local college for 1 year you could bone up on your PT so you could score well on the CFA. You seem like a great candidate, and if finances are an issue, that might help you with admissions. My son was recruited last year by their Admissions Department of Diversity Recruiting, and it seems it was his socioeconomic status and his being from NC that qualified him.
    I'm sure someone will answer your question soon (if not, repost it on the ROTC forum), just thought I'd add my two cents. Good luck!
     

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