high school

  1. OrionVII

    Does anybody have any advice for cadets who want to go to USMA or USAFA?

    Does Anybody have any advice for high school students who want to attend USMA or USAFA?
  2. WingsofBlue19

    Early Graduation and it's Potential Effects on Admissions

    I'm going into my sophmore year of high school, I have a >4.0 GPA, a 30 ACT composite(as of freshman year), and more credits than I should. On that point, I am faced with a choice; I can either graduate this year(sophmore year), or go through all four years. To give a bit of background, I am an...
  3. H

    What academics got you into USAFA?

    As a highschool student hoping to make it to USAFA, I was curious about what got other people into USAFA, (Academics, extracurriculars, SAT/ACT grades) to see what more I could do to make my dreams a reality. Alternatively, if you are USAFA faculty I would love to know what classes and sat...
  4. H

    Usafa Elgibilty

    Hey, I am a 10th grader aiming to go to Usafa and I'm currently on track in terms of academics and extracurriculars, however I skipped a grade and will be 17 by February of my senior year, after the application process is over. I didn't think this was a problem until I read to apply you need to...
  5. 2

    Question about HS Course selection

    Hi, I am currently a sophomore in high school. Course selection for junior year is coming up, and I have a question about what I should do. I am in a position right now where I could take AP Chem junior year and AP Physics senior year, or take AP Physics and AP Physics C both years. I really...
  6. Giantatom

    Advice For High School?

    I'm a Junior in high school right now, and I'll be starting my pre-candidate questionnaire when it opens in March. I'm looking for advice on anything I can do in my last year and a half of high school. Currently, I have a pretty good GPA at 3.95 unweighted/4.86 weighted with the most rigorous...
  7. W

    Apply to USCGA while under NROTC Scholarship in Freshman year of College

    I am currently a highschool senior applying to the Coast Guard Academy with a backup being the NROTC scholarship. If I do not receive an appointment to USCGA yet I receive an NROTC Scholarship would I be able to still apply/attend the Coast Guard Academy during my freshman year of college?
  8. Q

    My HS Class Load is too intense... what do I drop?

    Hello, I am a Junior in High School and in an attempt to make myself look as good as possible on Service Academy (specifically USAFA) applications, packed my schedule full of APs and Honors classes. If an AP or Honors was offered, I took it. However, as we reach three weeks in, I realize that...
  9. A

    I need help clearing some things up (and maybe some advice)

    I'm an incoming sophomore in high school with USMA being my top choice for college. However, I only really learned about WP at the end of freshman year, so I've been slacking off some and not working as hard as I should have been. I've researched what I could about the academy and other...
  10. K

    Leadership Advice

    Hey everybody! I'm applying for the class of 2026 and I have a huge concern about my leadership. At the moment, the only leadership posts I held at school are being the swim team captain and founder/president of a school club. I have not been involved with my school's student council, however, I...
  11. PyroSweets

    Am I Ready?

    Hi! I'm looking to attend the USAFA or USMA class of 2026, as I'm a Junior in high school right now. I've been working on my portfolio since the beginning of my Freshman year, but I'm not sure if it's enough. GPA (Unweighted): 3.846 GPA (Weighted): 4.29 Class Rank (Unweighted): 40 of 445 Class...
  12. A

    Tell me how to improve?

    Hello. I'm an incoming sophomore and I would appreciate it if some folks could tell me what I could improve. GPA - Unweighted 3.22 Weighted 3.77 Academics - On track to earn an associates when I graduate high school, going into algebra 2, have taken English comp 121/122, and I am taking...
  13. E

    What are my chances of getting in?

    Here is a mini resume: I am a rising senior in high school. I have a 4.46 GPA, a 1250 SAT score, am the President of Interact Club, treasurer of Business Professionals of America, the alto saxophone section leader in my band, have 100+ community service and am currently working a job. I am...
  14. U

    Creating JROTC in my HS

    Howdy y’all My school has no JROTC. I want to change this and create one for my school even though I am going to be a senior. Any advice or tips at all for me? Who should I contact to discuss with? What would be the requirements? I am planning on talking with my grade’s counselor and a veteran...
  15. O

    Military Boarding Schools (Female / High School)

    Hi all, I am new to this forum and am looking for some advice about what military boarding school to send our daughter to. Our 15 yo daughter is finishing her freshman year in high school. Bottom line question is--what is the best coed military boarding school for FEMALE high schoolers? We...
  16. U

    Poor Grades in Honors Math

    Hey folks, I am worried about my Honors math grade. This semester I got a C- (junior)... I am great in other areas (except for understandable difficulty in AP chem). Can someone pls give me input on if my chances to academy are decreased significantly? And any suggestions to make up for this...
  17. G

    Average GPA?

    Just wondering but does anyone know what the average high school unweighted and weighted gpa is for cadets? I know about 80% are in the top 20% of their class but does anyone know their actual high school gpa?
  18. CrossMT 07

    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...
  19. R

    Cadet Command Scholarship Hopeful

    Hi there, I am a current high school senior with high hopes of being selected for the 3 year AD ROTC Cadet Command Scholarship, or even the 4 year option. Despite my hope and desire to be granted this scholarship, my application is very uneven and worries me. Freshman through sophomore year...
  20. 11BravoArmy

    Chances of getting into USMA (West Point)

    I am going into my junior year and my dream is to get into West Point. The only problem is I did not realize this until halfway through sophomore year. I have started working very hard and pursuing better grades and leadership status. My freshman year GPA was a 3.1 (4.0 scale). Sophomore year...