PFE/Reccomendation Question

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  1. edmund_h

    edmund_h New Member

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    General Question- Does the individual who administers an applicant's PFE also write a personal reccomendation, or do they just report the results ?
     
  2. USCGperson

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    I don't think it is required for them to write a personal recommendation.
     
  3. AuxNoob

    AuxNoob CGA Admissions Partner

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    While it is not required that the same individual write the recommendation, it is possible. A coach, phys ed teacher or military member may administer the test. A recommendation also is required from a coach, phys ed teacher or military member. This could be the same person, especially if the applicant is from a small community.
     
  4. Blueman

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    Are you sure about this? We know that 1 counselor, 1math, 1 English, and 1 PFE administrator (who can be a coach, PE teacher, military personnel, or AIM score) are all required. Our understanding was that the two additional are optional and could be anyone. Where can we find information saying that it's also a REQUIREMENT to get a rec from a coach, PE teacher, or a military member? I'm really hoping it's not true.

    Can someone suggest a link showing this information? It's new information for us, and we thought we were done with recs.
     
  5. AuxNoob

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    Blueman is correct on the number of required recommendations, but the original question was could the PFE administrator only report the results, or can they also write a recommendation. Perhaps I spoke too soon, since I haven't administered a PFE I don't know if the recommendation form is different for the PFE administrator to allow or require an additional recommendation. I'm going to ask Admissions to clarify.
     
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  6. AuxNoob

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    And the answer from Admissions is: the PFE administrator does not have the ability to add a recommendation as part of the PFE, although there is a small area for comments. If the applicant would like a full recommendation as well from the PFE administrator, the applicant may use one of the additional optional recommendation slots. Note that they will have to use a different email address for the same person, as the system will not allow the same email address to be used twice.
     
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    What percent of body fat needed for my DD?
     
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