I had spent the majority of my life determined to become a Marine. I had it set in my head since a very young age that I would attend USNA then follow through after graduation into the Marines. Lately though, that life-time goal is starting to fade. The past few weeks I have been in touch with both an athletic coach at West Point and the Officer helping me out with the application process. They are both positive and encouraging with my application and hope I continue through with it. West Point just FEELS right to me. Over the spring I was able to make a visit and liked it very much, but I was still so focused on USNA to take it into account. I believe it meets everything I'm looking for in an academy. Only problem is.....I already submitted my nomination essay literally stating in every sentence how great the Marines are and why I want to be one. Where do I go from here????Should I call the office at tell them I changed my academy preference???? If I explained this to them would they understand or would I lose credibility because they would assume my essay was a lie???Does this lessen my chances in gaining a nomination????