1. R

    I have waiver - but can I get a pilot slot?

    Hello everyone! I was recently granted a waiver to USAFA! I'm very excited but after reading the notification letter I was a little worried. Questions: 1) Even though I was waived to attend USAFA will I not be considered for a pilot or special operations career field because I was not...
  2. S

    How long does it take to know if you get in after you complete your Application?

    I have 3 nominations to USAFA and I finished my application today except my Liaison Officer Interview that I cannot schedule (has to be done by the academy my ALO said) and my DODMeds (couldn’t be completed until my application was sent). I was wondering what time frame should I be looking at to...
  3. P

    Military-Affiliated Noms: Can I receive BOTH Presidential and ROTC/JROTC nominations?

    Hi all, I am a current candidate for USNA and USAFA c/o 25. Both applications are completed (but working through a medical DQ), all nominations applied for, and I have so far received a nomination from my MOC to USNA (my first choice), JROTC to USNA, and Presidential to USAFA. My AFJROTC...
  4. FØB Zero

    Difference between 1 nom and 2 noms to SA?

    Does receiving 2 noms vs 1 make a big impact on your chance of acceptance?
  5. V

    Chances of Receiving an Appointment

    Hello, I’m currently a candidate for USAFA ‘25 and am curious what the forums think of my odds of being appointed. I understand there’s no crystal clear cut way to determine odds but I figured I’d post this and see what you have to say. Below are my stats: GPA: 4.3W (multiple honors and...
  6. Midwestern111

    Can Enlisted/Guard/Reserve soldiers be appointed to any SA through their commanding Officer?

    For example: Army reserve soldier gets appointed to USMA and USAFA SMP cadet gets appointed to USMA, USCGA and USNA An enlisted U.S. Army soldier gets appointed to USNA and USMA Is it looked down upon if, for example, you are Guardsman that is interested in several service academies? I'll...
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    Nomination Received?

    Hello all, This evening I visited the USAFA application homepage and I was surprised to find that the portal listed my nomination as "received". This was puzzling since all of my congressional boards had told me they would not be notifying until late December regarding their decisions. I did...
  8. M

    What to Do

    Hello, I've recently come across this website looking for ways to hopefully one day get into the academy. However, I come asking questions of my own. Currently, I am a sophomore in high school, I've always had a passion for aviation and only recently found out about the Air force academy. The...
  9. E

    FVE Question

    Does attending the Falcon Visitation Experience guarantee an LOA?
  10. M

    ACT Superscore

    Here is the deal: I got a 33 on my first ACT (35 English 35 Math 30 Reading 31 S/R) I just took the 10/24 ACT and feel I might have improved on English and Math to a point where I could have gotten a 36, which obviously would look better in terms of a superscore. However, for Reading and S/R I...
  11. FØB Zero

    USMA & USAFA Sam Fitness Standards?

    My CFA results were accepted by USMA. One section (B.B. throw) is below average quite a it, but apparently it passed for West Point. Should I also forward these scores to USAFA? (As in USAFA has same minimum). Or retake to be safe?
  12. T

    CFA Help

    Out of the 3 areas - academic, leadership, and physical - my physical component needs the most work. I am not out of shape by any stretch of the imagination, but from looking at the goal scores that USAFA has posted on their website, I need a little more work I need to do. What did you guys do...
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    Hi guys, I am really, really confused. I need a final clarification. I understand that the USNA considers only two of the ACT sections. I know one is the Math. Is the other English (grammar) or Reading (passages and answers)? I hear English is it on this thread constantly, however, I emailed my...
  14. R

    Question about COVID-19 Impact on Admissions

    So as stated by many in past threads, COVID really has affected admissions for all service academies greatly. I was wondering what you guys thought about COVID impacting admissions and competitiveness? My personal opinion is that the number of overall students applying to the academies will be...
  15. B

    Letters of rec + an obvious question

    I'm a senior in high school looking to go to USAFA or USNA. I've just received two letters of recommendation from teachers, and one from a Veteran I worked with for a Boy Scouts project. I have a couple of questions: 1) Can I use the same letters of recommendation for college and for...
  16. FØB Zero

    Basketball throw (F)

    Does anybody know how 28 ft is scored for females? I did well in all other areas, so should I retake solely bc of this weak section?
  17. M

    Chances of Getting into USAFA/USNA?

    Hi guys, I am a high school senior applying to USAFA and USNA for their Classes of 2025. I wanted to post some of my credentials and see if anyone thought I had a chance at being appointed to either academy. Without further ado... Academics: -3.94/4.0 Unweighted GPA -33 ACT (35 English, 35...
  18. 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?
  19. US2021

    Stats advice

    Any feedback on areas I can improve? What is your thoughts overall? ACT: 34 GPA: 3.96 (competitive school) Sports: club swimming, Varsity, state champ, HS team capt. Activities: National Honor Society President
  20. FØB Zero

    Pilot slot competitiveness

    Are there more slots available through USAFA or AFROTC route? Would like to check here.