Got a 3 Year Scholarship, What are my chances for USAFA?

Discussion in 'ROTC' started by FutureSoldier44, Sep 10, 2018.

  1. FutureSoldier44

    FutureSoldier44 Member

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    I am currently enrolled in Army ROTC on a 3 year scholarship and wanted to know what the chances of me getting accepted into USAFA are?
     
  2. CitadelN88

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    depends on your past performance and current performance - definitely maybe?
     
  3. MidCakePa

    MidCakePa Member

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    The fact that you’re on ROTC scholarship has very little bearing on your chances for USAFA appointment. What matters is what you’re doing while on scholarship: your grades, leadership impact, athletic participation, and yes, quality of performance in the ROTC program. There could very well be cadets outperforming you who are not on scholarship, so don’t depend on being a scholarship holder to carry the day.
     
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    k2rider 5-Year Member

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    You can’t have a name like FutureSOLDIER and be in the Air Force. C’mon now!! ;)
     
  5. Pima

    Pima 10-Year Member

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    As others have said nobody can give you a chance, except you have 0% if you don't apply.
    The issue I can see is answering the questions to the ALO or MoC nominating committee of why after being in AROTC for only a few short weeks you have decided to change branches?
    ~ I understand that kids change their minds once in the program, but from my perspective, why so quickly?
     
  6. FutureSoldier44

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    So I am perfectly content where I am right now, I love the UW Army ROTC program, but I am also applying to USAFA for purely career reasons, mainly their Cyber Defense program and how that easily transfers to a civilian career in a counter terrorism agency.
     
  7. thibaud

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    Focus on getting the most rigorous CS and Math education you can, and the rest will take care of itself.

    Take some advanced software engineering and algorithm design courses, along with advanced math (linear algebra, differential equations).
     
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