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    Advice for Application

    Hello, I am a junior in high school and I am looking forward to applying for summer seminar in the next couple weeks. I wanted to outline my stats and see if anybody her any advice or ways to help it stand out. So here they are: 4.0 unweighted GPA 4.6 weighted GPA 13 Honors Classes so far 2 APs...
  2. US2021

    Candidate activities record

    States “describe all leadership positions you have held”. The other sections state exactly to explain actions. Does this mean that the leadership section still wants us to describe actions?
  3. graceelizabeth51

    When to schedule CFA

    Hello! I'm applying for the class of 2025. My due date for my application is due November 1st, so just under 2 months out. I am extremely competitive academically, but the rest of my application is lacking somewhat. I am training religiously for the CFA, but my scores are not what I would like...
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    Status: Noncompetitive Applicant

    I submitted my PCQ early, on 4/15, as soon as I received my ACT scores. I was supposed to take the SAT in early May, but then it was delayed to August, and now late September due to COVID-19 (I have not taken it previously as of yet). My initial USAFA application has been reviewed twice, on 4/17...
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    USAFA Class of 2025 Candidate essay question

    3. Please provide any additional information or background you believe will be of assistance in evaluating your application. (400 to 500 words, 3000 characters max) ^ I was wondering if I could use this essay to clarify what I have done about a poor grade. I know Algebra is something the...
  6. M

    West Point Chances-How does my CFA look?

    Hey there all! I hope you’re doing well! I’m applying to all three of the service academies, and I’m in the finishing touches of my applications for all of them. I just took my CFA yesterday morning and was wondering how my scores looked? I haven’t received any contact from the academies yet...
  7. M

    Appointment without Athletic Participation

    I am planning on applying to the Air Force Academy for the Class of 2025. The one thing that I am concerned about is the Athletic part of the application. I am physically fit and working on my CFA but have not been involved in any sports in high school. I run in my free time and do 5Ks but I...
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    Eyesight requirements for all academies?

    Hey all, I was wondering if there's a limit to how bad your eyes can be, or if they just have to be correctable to 20/20. My current prescription is -8.00 in my left eye and -7.75 in my right eye, however they are both corrected to 20/20 with glasses with slight astigmatism in both. Based on...
  9. H

    ROTC to Medical School

    I am currently a high school student attempting to plan out my general career education plan. I have been interested in military service for several years now, and am also looking to have tuition paid for through programs of the US military (air force). While I am not opposed to serving some...
  10. M

    Invisalign at USAFA

    I know similar threads have been posted here, but my current situation is slightly different. My current medical status is marked as “incomplete”, because during my survey and medical exam I noted currently having orthodontic work. The work is purely cosmetic, however, after sending the required...
  11. J

    Lost

    I had went to USAFAPS last year and I withdrew a month before graduation. USAFA had been my dream since I was 15 and I had applied 3 times before I finally got an appointment to the prep. I even went as far to enlist to make me getting in easier and because I couldn’t wait to be apart of the Air...
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    Question about applying to USMA

    Can a 2 year Community College student who is in the Air National Guard Pararescue apply to USMA/West Point if he's willing to join the U.S Army? The reason he wants to join USMA is because it's a good school that can build good character physically and mentally developing strong leadership...
  13. W

    Best Airlines for USAFA cadets

    We are looking for the best airline deals and have considered united mileage plus and Frontier discount den for deals as our cadet will fly to an from home on breaks etc. We were wondering what has worked best for current parents. Is it possible for cadets to have military perks or discounts as...
  14. W

    Appointment CO 23' Thread

    Hi! I received an appointment to USAFA this past Wednesday(2/20)! MA 07. Going to accept. USNAPS and USMA appointee as well. Keep it going!
  15. S

    New here! What does DD and DS stand for?

    my daughter just got an appointment to the AF academy Wednesday and I wanted to update the appointment thread but I have no idea what DD or DS stands for. I’m sorry! Will someone please explain? Thank you!
  16. M

    Military Academy Acceptance While in DEP

    I was wondering if someone in the DEP enlisted program can be accepted into a US military academy? I have completed applications to the USNA, USAFA, and West Point for the current application year. I have also received nominations to all of these academies as well. I have high hopes and...
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    Waiting to Post Nomination?

    Hi All, I was notified by my Congressman that he would be nominating me to the AFA and that I would be hearing from the AFA soon. Two weeks passed and the nomination still had not been put into my portal so I asked his staff when I could expect to see it. They said they had not submitted...
  18. T

    So I’m a freshman in high school that’s intrested in the usafa

    so I’m a freshman in high school and currently I’m interested in attending the usaf Academy. Are there any tips that can help me? Even small advice will help me. (P.s: I’m also a Boy Scout but at the rate my im getting promoted i don’t think I’ll reach Eagle Scout on time before I’m 18)
  19. Air Force7

    Air Force Prepatory School

    Good Afternoon, I was just wondering how you apply to the USAFA prep school? I was going to use this as a backup if I don't get accepted to USAFA. Is it a separate application or does everyone who applies gets considered for a prep school appointment? I plan to apply out of high school. Thanks...
  20. Air Force7

    Recommendations for Air Force Academy

    Hey all, I am 14 years old and I have made the decision to apply for USAFA when I am 17. I am looking for advice on what to do now to strengthen my application. I am a freshman in a STEM high school, I take 10th-grade math, pre-ap biology, CE (Concurrent Enrollment at a college) English...
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