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19 hours ago, IMUA said:

600 applied. 10 got interviews. Don’t know about rejection notifications.

Holy crap 600?! That’s more than most fighter squadrons, wtf. 

Well better luck next year!

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Do you guys know which fighter squadrons don't allow their postings on Bogidope? I know Boise doesn't let them post, any others such as Ohio or other units? 

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@goodflightcowboyI was told by the POC that they "definitely won't have one in 2019, and most likely not in 2020, no idea beyond that." Monitor their website BuckleyPilotJob if you arent already. It is their own unique website for UPT/Rated applicants

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Sigh... lmao

1 hour ago, pilot said:

Is that the Buckley guy again on Reddit or something?

I hope so we need more entertainment

 

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Hey guys,

So this is semi-related to this thread. Several Squadrons, as far as I have seen, do not allow UPT applicants to visit the Squadron during the UPT Application window. Does anyone know why that is? I understand thats the rule, but i am just curious why they would not want to meet the applicants before the interview? Would one's application be the sole factor? Seems like blind hiring? Maybe I am thinking too hard. 

Anyway, appreciate any and all inputs!

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21 minutes ago, Burger said:

Hey guys,

So this is semi-related to this thread. Several Squadrons, as far as I have seen, do not allow UPT applicants to visit the Squadron during the UPT Application window. Does anyone know why that is? I understand thats the rule, but i am just curious why they would not want to meet the applicants before the interview? Would one's application be the sole factor? Seems like blind hiring? Maybe I am thinking too hard. 

Anyway, appreciate any and all inputs!

Because it would turn into a revolving door of backstabbing and ass kissing, and without your qualifications in front of us, you’re just another Boy Scout on a tour.

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Is it a bad look if you reject an invitation visit a unit?  Due to my proximity, it's just not financially possible for me to make two round trips (assuming I get an interview). 

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Each unit is different...matt's is one perspective.  The other perspective is visiting gives you and us an opportunity to interact and determine if this is worth going forward on (i.e. official interview).  But to Matt's point, this visit should be accompanied by your resume/package (sts), because that absolutely matters and bad enough scores, GPA, etc. can absolutely tank your chances of an interview, no matter how good of a dude you may be in person.

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10 hours ago, brabus said:

Each unit is different...matt's is one perspective.  The other perspective is visiting gives you and us an opportunity to interact and determine if this is worth going forward on (i.e. official interview).  But to Matt's point, this visit should be accompanied by your resume/package (sts), because that absolutely matters and bad enough scores, GPA, etc. can absolutely tank your chances of an interview, no matter how good of a dude you may be in person.

What he said, just with more diplomacy.  

What do I need to search on reddit to find that thread, holy shit.  No fighter pilot would  very use that name!

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1 hour ago, matmacwc said:

What he said, just with more diplomacy.  

What do I need to search on reddit to find that thread, holy shit.  No fighter pilot would  very use that name!

 

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9 minutes ago, goodflightcowboy said:

DC interview notifications went out, for those still waiting. 

When and phone or email?

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3 minutes ago, Desk Jobs Suck said:

Still no Mass interview notifications?

Westfield? Notifications went out weeks ago for Westfield.

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5 hours ago, goodflightcowboy said:

DC interview notifications went out, for those still waiting. 

Did you visit?

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38 minutes ago, ayz33 said:

Did you visit?

I didn’t either and got a first-round interview. I emailed a few months ago and they said they weren’t doing visits. Some guys knew that and went anyway, judging from a post on here, and I’m curious as to whether that helped or hurt.

Anyway congrats to all who got interviews, and best of luck!

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