#usafa

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    My Application

    Hey guys, I have wanted to go to USAFA since I was a kid. My mom came to the US as a Chinese immigrant, and got her MBA in Business. We've worked really hard, and I want to give back to the United States while also following my passion. My dad was in the Air Force for over 20 years, and I too...
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    Checklist Deadlines?

    I submitted my candidate kit only to be greeted by the checklist... I know that the CFA is due by the application deadline because that's what the application instructions packet stated. Moreover, most of the transcripts and recommendations don't have to be submitted until two weeks after your...
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    How can I improve my chances?

    Hello everyone! I am currently a sophomore in high school and I was wondering if anyone had insight on how I can improve. I did not have a good freshman year at all, barely passed (COVID hit me like a truck), so I'm trying to rebuild. Academically, I maintain a 3.8-3.9 GPA, I take three honors...
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    Checklist Deadlines

    Hello, I am currently a candidate for 2026 USAFA applications, and I just submitted my Candidate Kit today (10/16). However, my checklist still has quite a few things on it, and I am not sure if I can complete them by my deadline of November 1st. The main ones that I am concerned about are my...
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    How does being a College student effect my USAFA application?

    Hey guys! I'm just curious as to how being a college student effects my USAFA application? Or if there is anything I can expect during the completion of my application? I know that the candidate packet states that my college transcript will be evaluated more heavily as it can show how well I do...
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    My chance of appointment? (Medical DQ)

    I live in Pullman, Washington and I am a candidate for the USAFA. Here's some of my info: CFA: Maxed out in- Shuttle Run Pull-ups Push-ups Sit-ups Above average in the basketball throw and a 6:11 on the mile Scores: 1500 on the SAT (730 on English, 770 on math) GPA:3.7 Congressional...
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    Aviation Help

    I'm honored and truly blessed to be in the current "dilemma" that I am in. Last week I got into Naval Academy Prep. I also got into USMA and now I've also received an appointment to USAFA. I love all three academies and am most in love with USAFA and USMA. I want to pursue a career in aviation...
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    2020 Application

    hi, im a junior right now in high school and I have wanted to go to USAFA for a long time already. I just finished my first semester with a 3.5 which seems a bit weak looking at the standards on the webpage. My fresh sophomore years however were worse as I didn't apply myself. Trying my best...
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    Admissions Contemplations ROTC & USAFA

    Hello! I'm a prospective USAFA cadet. In the end, I want to be commissioned as an officer in the Air Force. Ideally, I'd love to be admitted to USAFA. I love the camaraderie and tradition that USAFA brings, but honestly, I haven't been where I need to mentally lately. Last year I moved to a new...
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    Attending USAFA, considering applying to USMA

    This is not a typical situation so I am asking for guidance from anyone who may have experienced something similar or knows someone who did. Up until the end of my junior year of high school I planned on applying to USMA. That being said, I applied for all summer seminar programs at the 3 major...
  11. NM2019

    High School

    Hello! I am curious as to how much of an advantage I will have with applying to the USAFA based on my High school classes. I am currently a tenth grader, but I will be entering my junior year by the end of the summer. My junior year classes are: AP US History, AP US Gov/Politics, Spanish IV, AP...
  12. US2021

    Highschool Advice Please

    Hello! I am a 13 year old female heading into 9th grade and am interested in the military academies! I have been looking into them for years and have especially been drawn towards the Naval Academy/Air Force Academy! I am the first person in my family to be born in America, but serving the U.S...
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    AFROTC/Enlistment, etc.

    Hey guys. I have a bunch of questions about the military that I haven't been able to find solid answers on. My brother is going to (hopefully) become a Marine this fall and he has inspired me to join the military, as well as my grandfather's service as a Green Beret. I'm now in 10th grade of...
  14. MilitaryBrat451

    Engineering at Usafa vs Academy Activies and Job Selection

    Hello, I am currently a second year applicant to USAFA. I have a few questions regarding engineering majors at the Academy and the time constraints that come with them. Such as how an engineering major might restrict a cadet from participating in other activities at the academy. If am I...
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