Status question

Discussion in 'Air Force Academy - USAFA' started by CAP_C/2dLt, Dec 28, 2008.

  1. CAP_C/2dLt

    CAP_C/2dLt Member

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    Hey guys,
    The Academy received both my nominations a week ago, and they sent me a postcard saying that I was an "official candidate." What exactly does this mean?

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  2. MChansard

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    i got the same thing! i don't know what it means though, haha. have you always had the "*" by your name? i guess they can just consider us "official" since now we have nominations and that is, in a way, a legal issue for the academies.
     
  3. CAP_C/2dLt

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    yeah, I've always had the "candidate" phrase next to my name, but this is new, so I was just curious...it's probably means that we're just offical now, like you said...good luck, and maybe I'll see ya there in June
     
  4. Christcorp

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    If you read the definition of candidate on the application site, it mentions that a candidate is one that the academy CONSIDERS COMPETITIVE and/or has received a nomination. There are some that are marked as "Candidate" almost from the beginning because they already have a nomination; e.g. presidential. You were considered a candidate because they deemed you competitive. Now you know that everything you need is accomplished. So, assuming there isn't anything missing, you now have a good competitive chance to get an appointment. Best of luck to you. later... mike....
     

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