Ethical Dilemma

Discussion in 'Air Force Academy - USAFA' started by J1317, Nov 11, 2017.

  1. J1317

    J1317 Member

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    Hey all,

    Quick question... maybe I'm overthinking/overcomplicating things:

    One of the prompts for the USAFA application is "Describe a setback or ethical dilemma that you have faced. How did you resolve it? How did the outcome affect you? Most importantly, what did you learn about yourself and how would you handle a similar situation in the future?"

    Notice that it says setback OR ethical dilemma. I'm assuming this means I can talk about a setback/failure or something of that sort, completely unrelated to an ethical dilemma?

    Any thoughts would be great.
     
  2. Billberna

    Billberna Member

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    Yes, we interpreted it as an either/or question.
     
  3. Soldiergriz

    Soldiergriz Husband, Dad, Soldier

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    ^^Either/or.
     
  4. Capri120

    Capri120 Parent

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    Yes, answer one or the other, not both. This is the same question that has been on the application for at least the last 3 years.
     
  5. TexasSoccerMom

    TexasSoccerMom Member

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    Son is a reapplicant. I just proofread his essay this afternoon. He wrote about a setback.
     
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  6. peppypea

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    Best of luck! Hoping you have a cadet soon (and that our boys are in the same incoming class!)
     
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  7. wildblueyonder

    wildblueyonder USAFA '19

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    ...And I was looking forward to reading a discussion about a gnarly SA-related ethical issue and then pondering the best way to resolve it...:scratch:

    Good luck with your application! :D