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Selection for the Academy?

Discussion in 'Air Force Academy - USAFA' started by DyllanA, Sep 1, 2013.

  1. DyllanA

    DyllanA USAFA2019

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    I wanted to know how the admissions process at the Air Force Academy works. I've read that your competing against students in your area rather than nationally, and if so why? Also, some clarification on the the admissions process in general.
     
  2. HeWantsTheBFE

    HeWantsTheBFE USAFA Class of 2017

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    In a word, nominations. You compete within your nomination slot, then, failing you getting the slot there, nationally. It's easier to get it the first way though, due to a smaller pool (EG: 10 per nom slot v ~500 national pool, probably more.)
     
  3. kinnem

    kinnem Moderator 5-Year Member

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    Uhhhh, maybe start here first? http://www.academyadmissions.com/admissions/
     
  4. Arizona

    Arizona 2017 USAFAPs appointee

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    LineInTheSand USCGA 2006 5-Year Member

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