In my essay, should I say "I want to attend the USAFA or just service academy?

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  1. USAFA2018

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    My essay topic is why do you want to attend a service academy, and my first choice is Air Force and second choice is Naval. In my essay, can I say "I want to attend the United States Air Force Academy because..." or should I say "I want to attend a Service Academy because..."

    I really would rather go to the USAFA than USNA or USMA, but would take any.
     
  2. riveranduin

    riveranduin row well and live

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    You can go either way, however if you are truly looking for a nomination to any of the academies, my recommendation would be to explain first why you want to go to a service academy, and then why USAFA is your top choice. By doing this you demonstrate that your first priority is to serve, and that you would be open to a nomination to one of the other academies, but still have in mind what service and school you would prefer.
     
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