Summer Seminar Application

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  1. C/ 2nd Lt. McKnight

    C/ 2nd Lt. McKnight Member

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    So I will soon be submitting my application for Summer Seminar 2010. I have everything such as class ranking, GPA, and SAT scores, and I just got my resume together today. I was wondering if there was anyone on here that went to Summer Seminar and/or got accepted to the academy that could look over my resume and tell me anything that should be changed, added, or removed?

    And please reply ASAP because I would like to submit my application soon.
     
  2. Christcorp

    Christcorp Member

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    I don't fit your criteria, but I'll look at it if you want. But either way; can you tell me the significance of your "Screen Name"? thanks....mike.....
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  3. nick0094

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    I think it's his rank in an auxillary organization. i.e. CAP, Sea Cadets... It's how cadets are addressed in such organizations. So he is Caded 2nd Lieutenant McKnight, and I'd be Cadet Airman (C/Amn)... Is that what you meant?
     
  4. C/ 2nd Lt. McKnight

    C/ 2nd Lt. McKnight Member

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    Haha SHE actually.......but yes you are right. I explained it to him in a different message. But yes it is for my high school's AFJROTC.
     
  5. CadCandMateus

    CadCandMateus Recent Grad

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    I'll be willing to look it over for you
     
  6. C/ 2nd Lt. McKnight

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    RESUME OF D. N. M.
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    ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT
    • High School. College prep course of study emphasizing math and science. Expected graduation: June 2011 GPA: 3.85
    • Twice awarded Gold Certificate in the President’s Education Award Program.
    Member, National Society of High School Scholars.
    • Member, California Math League Team; Top Scorer’s award in that competition.
    • Awarded AFJROTC AEF badge.
    ATHLETIC ACHIEVEMENT
    • Member, junior varsity track team.
    • Member, High School’s AFJROTC basketball team.
    CIVIC INVOLVEMENT
    • Member, American Legion Post Honor Guard. Participated in numerous public ceremonies on national holidays, such as Veteran’s Day, Memorial Day, and Independence Day, as well as during memorial ceremonies for deceased veterans.
    • Member, American Legion Auxiliary. Frequent volunteer for local American Legion Post.
    • Member High School AFJROTC’s Awareness Presentation Team. Team’s mission is to give programs involving drug use prevention, physical fitness, and personal safety at local elementary schools.
    • Licensed Amateur Radio Operator and member of local radio club. Club provides communication services for public events and emergency services. Volunteer radio operator for local civic functions.
    WORK/JOB EXPERIENCE
    • American Legion, Weekend Food server.
    • Employer: XXX Company. Periodically perform inventories.
    LEADERSHIP POSITIONS
    • HS AFJROTC, Cadet Second Lieutenant. Currently Flight Commander in charge of the Freshmen Flight. Also served as Flight Sergeant.


    That is the version I ended up submitting. My aunt, a college English professor, looked over and and made a few revisions already. But if you, and anyone else has any comments, I'm open to questions/suggestions.
     
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  7. marciemi

    marciemi USMA Alumnus

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    I probably wouldn't post any personal information here on the board. Really recommend you remove your full name and email address (and maybe the addresses where you work). Just for safety/security!
     
  8. KveTina

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    The National Society of High School Scholars... was that the thing where they sent you a letter saying you've been nominated and then to join you had to pay around $60?

    Was it legit?

    I wasn't really intent on paying any money anyway... heh heh

    Your resume looks really really good, congrats on all your achievements! ^_^
     
  9. C/ 2nd Lt. McKnight

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    Good point......I didn't think about that.....do you know how to erase/edit posts?
     
  10. C/ 2nd Lt. McKnight

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    Yes that was the thing. And it is legit. =]
     
  11. KveTina

    KveTina Member

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    Don't you see a little icon with Scissors that says EDIT on the bottom right hand corner of your post?

    Well on some of my posts they show up for me and others they don't, I don't understand why.. Is it because I've signed out or something?

    Anyway, what do you do as a member of the organization?
     
  12. C/ 2nd Lt. McKnight

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    Hmmm no I do not. Weird.

    And really not that much. I get a news letter every once in awhile and there are a lot of scholarship opportunities and like, college conference type things.
     
  13. marciemi

    marciemi USMA Alumnus

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    Unfortunately you only can on this board for a limited time, and it looks like you're past that window. I might try to send a PM to a moderator (if you look at the "sticky"s at the top of the threads on this forum (the AF one) you could see who some of the moderators are and try. If nothing else, just for future reference! :thumb:
     
  14. nick0094

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    Oops....sorry lol. I thought I had written something gender-neutral, but I guess I didn't....That could've been pretty awkward under different circumstances.:yllol:
     
  15. C/ 2nd Lt. McKnight

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    Haha don't worry about it.:thumb:
     
  16. tallbutshort

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    Would you guys mind taking a look at and making suggestions for mine as well? I'd really appreciate it :smile:

    Academic Achievement
    -Advanced courses taken/in progress: Honors English 9-11, Honors Algebra II, Honors Pre-Cal/Trig, AP Calculus, Honors World History, AP U.S. History, Honors Biology, Honors Chemistry, Honors Human Anatomy and Physiology
    -Scored a 5 on the AP U.S. History Test
    -Scored a 770 on the U.S. History SAT Subject Test
    -Scored a 750 on the Math Level 2 SAT Subject Test
    -Outstanding achievement awards in English I Honors, Earth Science, Honors Biology, and AP U.S. History
    -National Honor Society member
    -California Scholarship Federation member
    -Weighted GPA Freshman Year: 4.5
    -Weighted GPA Sophomore Year: 4.57

    Athletic Achievement
    -Varsity Letter in Cross Country as a Junior
    -Three Varsity Letters in Soccer
    -Most Valuable Defensive Player of the Year of the Varsity Soccer Team as a Freshman
    -MVP of the Varsity Soccer Team as a Sophomore
    -1st-Team All-League in Soccer as a Sophomore
    -Helped lead the varsity soccer team to its first league championship in 25 years as a sophomore
    -Helped lead the varsity soccer team to the Central Coast Section Quarterfinals as a freshman
    -Starting player for the Santa Cruz County Breakers class 1 club soccer team

    Civic Involvement
    -Volunteer at Dominican Hospital in the Short Stay Surgery Unit, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, and Gift Shop
    -Volunteer at Salesians Sisters Elementary School (grading papers, cleaning classrooms, etc.)
    -Volunteer Student Counselor at the Monte Vista Christian School English as a Second Language Summer Institute
    -Volunteer Church Camp Counselor at South Valley Community Church

    Work/Job Experience
    -Peer Math Tutor in Algebra I, Geometry, and Algebra II
    -Club Soccer Referee

    Leadership Positions
    -Captain of the Varsity Soccer Team as a Junior
    -Vice-President/Treasurer of the National Honor Society
    -Treasurer of the California Scholarship Federation
    -Student Counselor at the Monte Vista Christian School English as a Second Language Summer Institute
    -Church Camp Counselor at South Valley Community Church
     
  17. Texasrocks

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    have you contacted/filled out the recruit form for soccer - I would think the coach would be interested in you and they can make alot of things go smooth in the process or blue chip you if they have a big need for you
     
  18. marciemi

    marciemi USMA Alumnus

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    I agree about the recruit side of it - sounds like they certainly should be interested!

    Only thing I see missing from your application (and you may not be including this since it's listed elsewhere) are your regular PSAT or SAT scores. I know one of those is required. (or ACT).

    Very impressive resume!
     
  19. Drew_22

    Drew_22 USAFA Cadet

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    Both these resumes are great! They sound similar to mine except I play football and all that stuff. But I hope to see both C/ 2nd Lt. McKnight, and tallbutshort! :)
     
  20. Stealth_81

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    Editing

    I went ahead and edited out the personal info from the resume posted above. I am sorry I didn't get to it right away. If there is ever a time that anyone needs something done on the USAFA forum, please don't hesitate to send me a Private Message. I am on here every day, but don't always have time to read every thread, every day. If you send a PM I will know exactly where to look.

    Thanks

    Stealth_81
     

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