USAFA hopeful

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Jul 15, 2008
Has anyone taken the air force officer qualifying test for afrotc? Does anyone have any advice on how to prepare?
Im supposed to take it next month once school starts. At orientation i asked the cadre and they said theres no need to study for it. They said its exactly like the SAT, but with some aviation related questions included. None of the cadets told me they studied for it. But if you really want to, there are a bunch of books and study materials out there for sale.

You take it twice anyway. I think we take it again before we apply for career fields, and thats when you really want to do good on it.
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There are books at Borders that are preps for the test. There a few areas like block counting, aviation and electrical circuit that are not anything like the SAT. Son got the book looked it over and score in the 90s on all sections. It good to pass with high score and not worry about it again.

You can only take it twice, so passing the first time is better (for a third time you need a waiver). You only have take it once and you need at least an 80 for a pilot slot to be competitive.