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    Grades Importance

    I have a high and competitive GPA, and I'm taking competitive classes, but my math grade happens to be my lowest. I want to major in aeronautical engineering, so I was wondering how bad it looks on my application that my math grade is my lowest grade (though it's an honor class). I have a lot of...
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    Double majors

    How would doubling majors affect daily life at AFA? It would require taking extra classes, and would make me busier between that and regular training, correct? Is it manageable, or is it something rarely done by AFA cadets?
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    What are my acceptance chances? (Class of 2026 Hopeful)

    I am currently a sophomore at a high school with 850+ kids. I am in the top 10% of my class and have an unweighted GPA of 4.0 (weighted is about 4.65). I am currently enrolled in AP US and AP Lang and plan on taking at least 6 more AP classes. I play JV football and do winter and spring track...
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    Will I be accepted?

    Hey everyone. I’m currently a Junior in high school and I luckily came across this page. I’ve been interested in the USAFA since I was a freshman, and I’m wondering if you guys think I’ll be able to get in? I’m aware it’s hard to say at this point, but it’s nice to have a general idea...
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    Am I Competitive Enough Thus Far To Get Into The USAFA?

    Hello all, I am in my junior year in a Co-Op (homeschool) high school. I am holding a 3.75 GPA and will hopefully like to get that up to a 3.8 or 4.0. I would love to go to the USAFA and study Cyber Science as my degree and am passionate about commissioning and becoming an officer in the USAF...
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    USMA CFA Score Requests

    Hello, I am currently applying to USMA, USNA, and USAFA for the class of 2024. In the CFA portion of USMA's application portal, it says that if I have already taken the test, I can request the scores from either USNA or USAFA. Does this mean that I can do the CFA for USNA or USAFA, and then...
  7. benfoster0

    Interviews/Resume

    As a junior in high school, I'm preparing to begin interviews with MOCs, and later on (hopefully) ALOs. I wanted to know besides grades, sports, and activities, what are some appropriate things I can talk about in my resume/interview? What I had in mind especially is the fact that my dad is a...
  8. benfoster0

    Any USAFA Grads Who Became Fighter Pilots?

    I'm a junior in high school beginning my application process to USAFA. My goal is to become a fighter pilot for the USAF. I wanted to know what the process is like to become a fighter pilot (or USAF pilot in general) upon graduation of the academy. Also, I had questions about my "resume" and...
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    How much does athletics play a part in admission?

    I've been interested in applying at USAFA, but I don't play any sports other than my school's rifle team (I have lettered in rifle). I just don't have the time to join another sport. Being appointed would be absolutely amazing, and I'm wondering if I can make up for this with my CFA scores...
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    Advice/How Can I Improve

    I know it's difficult to say my chances, but I was wondering if I could get a general idea on what I should improve on. I am a junior in high school. GPA: Weighted: 4.04 Unweighted:3.98 Class Rank:9/175 (It could be better now, that rank was from last year. Classes: Freshman year: Geometry...
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    Eating disorder waiver

    hello! So, when I was around 13 (16 now), my doctor diagnosed me with anorexia and had me go to a counselor. That said, I never really had a problem and the counseling was pointless. I wasn’t stressed even with all the family things that were going on. Anyways, is it possible to get a...
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    Should Essays Restate Activities in Resume or Show Untold side of applicant’s Life

    Hello guys, In my essays should I reinforce the activities on my resume to further explain why I chose about those activities and what I gained from them OR are the essays to reveal a new part of one’s self/life that is not known anywhere else on the application? Thank you.
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    Class size

    Good afternoon all, I go to a high school with ~300+ students in each grade level. Thus, It is very competitive to attain the “big leadership positions” such as class officer / team captain in my school. Is this as a large, small, or average class size? And I assume they put the class size I nto...
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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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    PTSD Limiting me

    I was recently diagnosed with PTSD from a school shooting. I am on Xanax and Trazadone due to it. Would these factors harm me in the admission process?
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    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...
  17. tlfrancis289

    Senior Year Advice

    Hello all, As my senior year approaches, we are choosing classes. I have been part of a select chorus group (it is a class at my school) since freshman year. Right now, I have to option to take that for senior year, or AP Chemistry or Physics. My overall GPA in science is a 3.857 unweighted...
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    AROTC vs. Academies

    I posted about this same dilemma about a year ago, and I have to start with a summary before I get down to the questions. Attending any of the academies was the only thing that I wanted to do the entirety of high school. I had a very competitive application built up, but ended up moving high...
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    LEAD Program C/O 2024 Thread

    Here is a thread for the Enlisted Airmen who are applying for USAFA or USAFPS and entering 2020. Using this thread, we can help each other out with questions, issues, and other knowledge. Resources CAO 25MAY2019: USAFA LEAD Page LEAD Handbook AF Form 1786 (Nomination) Instructions to...
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    Majors and Courses

    Do fourth class cadets select their courses and majors before their first year, or are your first courses selected for you? Like foreign language. I notice that foreign language is a core course that everyone has to take, but how is it decided what foreign language you’re going to take? Does...
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