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    Will taking Honors Classes limit my chance of being a candidate?

    Hello everyone, I'm a rising Junior, and I'm currently enrolled in the IB Diploma program. However, I did ask for some advice about this IB situation that I was having, and what I gathered was that I should look out for more STEM related classes. And as I think more about it during this...
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    Any tips on what I should work to improve on?

    GPA - 3.9/4.33 (Taken or will take "hard" AP's before graduation such as Chem, Physics 1, Physics C, Calculus, Psych, United States History, Environmental Science, Human Geography) Act - 33 super score (32 Math/English/Reading, 35 Science, 8 writing) Wrestling JV - 10th grade V- 11th, 12th...
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    USAFA Candidacy

    Does anyone know how long it takes for the Air Force Academy to get back to a person and tell them if they are a candidate or not?
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    Opinion needed from BGO or parent of midshipman please

    I have been contacted by a parent who has a daughter interested in the academies. This potential candidate is appears qualified on paper (great grades, volunteer, girls state, two sport athlete and letter-winner, etc). This potential candidate has said that she wishes to quit her spring sport as...
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    International candidate question.

    Good morning everyone. I am currently a panamenian in the process of nomination for USMA here in my country. I completed the SAT and TOEFL tests with above average scores, and i am waiting to do the CFA in late november but there is one thing that is bothering me and that is my school grades. I...
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    Navy asked for my AP scores?

    So I have not received an appointment (still Complete Pending Review) and out of the blue the admissions office emails me asking for my AP score sheet. I sent it in, but it's left me baffled. Is this a good sign? All my AP scores are either 3's or 4's (I've taken 3 AP classes so far) and this is...
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    NWL and MOC Who Doesn't Rank

    Hey guys, I was notified that I am on the NWL. I've heard this means I didn't get the slot for my MOC's slate, but I read on this forum that with a MOC who doesn't rank candidates, such as mine, all of the candidates in my MOC slate are placed on NWL and the one who gets selected for the slot is...
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    Are Verbal heavy ACT scores still good?

    I am a candidate for the USNA Class of 2022. I have taken the ACT numerous times and my highest scores are 28 Math, 35 Verbal (31 composite). I have also done well in my math and science classes, earning A's or high B's. The Academy requested my 7th semester transcripts, and I think they'll find...
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    How heavily weighted is the college transcript in the Air Force Academy Process?

    I graduated second in my high school with a 3.96 GPA. I am now studying aerospace engineering with a total of 19 credits at Iowa State University. I am struggling to keep my grades up in Calculus I and Chemistry for Engineering Students. I am currently at a low B in both the classes with A's in...
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    Congressional nomination?

    Hey guys, I'm currently applying for SS and I was wondering when I could apply for my congressional nomination. Do I have to wait to become an official candidate or can I get one currently, as soon as possible?
  11. ElectedTuna

    USAFA Books?

    Hello everyone, I'm about halfway through finishing my USAFA application but I want to know how to improve my chances still. I considered picking up a book on Amazon called, The Air Force Academy Candidate Book: How to Get In, How to Prepare, How to Survive". There are also books about the...
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    Very worried

    Hello all, I am a senior applying to all the service academies, but I really worried about my chances. My unweighted GPA is a 3.3 and weighted 3.8, I am in 3 different clubs and have 10 varsity letters, am a class officer, and freshman mentor. I am still improving my ACT scores, my CFA is above...
  13. JHeroldCC

    Looking to see how competitive of a candidate I am to USAFA Prep school.

    First off thank you to this site and the people who have helped out so far. I finished and submitted my USAFA application in late December; however, I did not receive a congressional nomination. I understand this will not allow me to have the chance at an appointment into the Academy. I am very...
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