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Discussion in 'Air Force Academy - USAFA' started by Rambo2015, Mar 18, 2014.

  1. Rambo2015

    Rambo2015 Member

    Mar 2, 2014
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    Hi guys, I'm currently a junior in high school and was wondering what there is to do after I submit my pre-candidate questionnaire? The portal says that I do not get sent the candidate kit until August if deemed competitive? I've heard of people turning in their application in as early as June. Is this possible? Any help is greatly appreciated.
  2. nolifepilot

    nolifepilot USAFA Cadet

    Oct 13, 2013
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    Here is mine (just the major events and the dates that I remember stuff was submitted):

    Late FEB 13 - Acceptance to USAFA SS
    01 MAR 13 - Submitted PCQ
    02 MAR 13 - Received letter from USAFA via portal that I was competitive and would be receiving additional information in July
    09-14 JUN 13 - Attended USAFA SS
    30 JUL 13 - Promoted to candidate status, application started
    31 JUL 13 - Received letter from USAFA via portal that I was eligible for Early Action Program
    22 AUG 13 - DODMERB Exam
    15 OCT 13 - Notification of Medical DQ from USAFA via portal
    31 OCT 13 - CFA
    31 OCT 13 - Completion of USAFA application
    01 NOV 13 - Early Action deadline
    19 DEC 13 - Notification that USAFA was requesting a medical waiver via portal
    14 JAN 14 - Notification of deferral from Early Action Program from USAFA via portal
    07 FEB 14 - Notification of waiver approval from USAFA via portal
    15 MAR 14 - Appointed to USAFA, found out in person from my MOC at annual "Academy Day"
    26 JUN 14 - Basic Cadet Training begins... :director:

    It is a LONG process, but believe me, the result is well worth the wait! If you have any questions, feel free to ask! Good luck!
    Last edited: Mar 18, 2014
  3. Rambo2015

    Rambo2015 Member

    Mar 2, 2014
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    Thank you sir for your input. I greatly appreciate it. Also, congrats on your acceptance, hopefully i'll be in the same boat this time next year. :thumb:
  4. zachserna7

    zachserna7 Member

    Dec 13, 2012
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    Prepare on having everything in by early action (nov 1).

    Practice your CFA
    Talk to the coach for whatever sport you want to play at the academy. They can help you out a lot.
    Make contact with your ALO, call or email is fine
    Make contact with your congress people and senators.
    Get transcripts ready to send to the academy.
    Get 3 rec letters that you can send to whoever will need them.

    Showing initiative is crucial. Doing things early will help you be as prepared as possible.

    If you do that you should be fine

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