Pre-Candidate to Candidate

Discussion in 'Air Force Academy - USAFA' started by Gwatalupe, Jul 27, 2016.

  1. Gwatalupe

    Gwatalupe New Member

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    I'm in the applicant/pre-candidate phase. If my SAT/ACT scores are too low and they're not what the Academy sees as competitive, will I fall out of the pre-candidate phase (rejected) forever? My score is 1120 out of 1600, which I know is really bad.
    I'm just a little confused on the process.
    Basically, even if they're too low (but all other prospects are good) will I be able to receive my candidate kit, or will I have to wait until I bring them up?
    Thanks in advance!
     
  2. Gwatalupe

    Gwatalupe New Member

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    P.S. I am definitely planning on retaking the standardized tests
     
  3. fencersmother

    fencersmother Founding Member

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    They will tell you if your current scores are deemed "non-competitive." At that point, all you can do is strive to improve for the next year. You might be in that category. So, take a bunch of practice tests, and study study study. Remember, USAFA superscores, so just keep taking as many of the ACT/SAT tests as you can afford.
     
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    Gwatalupe New Member

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    I actually got promoted to a Candidate the day you replied haha. But thank you!!
     
  5. fencersmother

    fencersmother Founding Member

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    Keep taking the tests, again and again. Get those scores up!
     

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