Physical Fitness Test

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  1. The Commissioner

    The Commissioner Retired Staff Member Founding Member

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    My son is applying for the CGA. At AIM this summer, he said he scored a 219 on the physical fitness test. Should he take the test again to try for a higher score? Will a higher score boost his chances, given all else being equal? Or is 219 good enough? Thanks for the responses!
     
  2. Stealth_81

    Stealth_81 Super Moderator Moderator Founding Member

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    I am not sure what is considered a 'good' score. Is the CGA fitness test is the same as the other academies (pullups, situps, pushups, shuttle run, basketball throw, and mile run)? My son's scores have ranged from a 419 on his first try at Summer Seminar to a 496 on his best try for the Air Force Academy.
     
  3. The Commissioner

    The Commissioner Retired Staff Member Founding Member

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    I should have included the scale. Sorry!

    My son said the maximum score was 300 and he scored a 219 which he said was the second highest in his company. Passing score was 120 and he said some of the AIMsters didn't even get the minimum!
     
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    I don't think increasing your score helps particularly. I would focus on other aspects of your application. Good luck!
     
  5. OhioMom88

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    My son asked his admissions officer about retaking the test and the reply was his score at AIM was more than sufficient - he scored in the low to mid 200's somewhere. (I forget exactly) So he was told not to worry about retaking it.
     

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