Summer Seminar 2013

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  1. TrackStarFalcon

    TrackStarFalcon Member

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    I plan to apply to the next USAFA summer seminar. And I know its going to be competitive. When the admissions board looks at your application to the summer seminar how do they know that you are not lying about your GPA and extra Curriculars? Because I won't like it if someone puts a 4.0 and they get accepted when actually they have a 3.0. Right?

    Thanks in advance
     
  2. flieger83

    flieger83 Super Moderator Moderator

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    Because they "highly recommend" that an ALO personally interview you.

    And trust me...:biggrin:

    I can tell if someone is blowing smoke my way...and if I detect it, I can 100% guarantee they do NOT see USAFA except if their parents take them on a vacation visit.

    Steve
    USAFA ALO
    USAFA '83
     
  3. TrackStarFalcon

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    Ok thanks Steve. Since your an ALO I know that you mean it. Thanks for being in this forum to help us out
     
  4. JT20

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    I do not know how much pull an ALO has on Summer Seminar admissions, but the day after my ALO put in a good word for me I was accepted. Do not lie on your application because even though you might be accepted in to SS, you will most definitely not receive an appointment the following year.
     
  5. Christcorp

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    Put it this way. Whether it's summer seminar or an appointment.....

    An ALO might not be able to GET you an appointment or summer seminar slot; BUT, an ALO can definitely STOP you from getting an appointment or summer seminar slot.
     
  6. JT20

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    Yes of course an ALO cannot GET you an appointment or summer seminar slot, but they can most definitely help with the process. I was fortunate enough to have an ALO who is a professor at USAFA. I have been in close contact with him for over three years now and he has helped me a lot so far through the process.

    Regardless, you must be qualified, make great impressions, and be the best YOU to get in.
     
  7. warrior101

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    Could someone post a link to the summer seminar info? I can't seem to find the info in the admissions part of the AFA website....

    Thanks!
     
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