After accepting a offer can you change your mind?

Discussion in 'Service Academy Preparatory Schools' started by pumpkin5959, Feb 18, 2018.

  1. pumpkin5959

    pumpkin5959 New Member

    Feb 18, 2018
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    I recently received a offer to USAFA Prep. But I still have a chance to get a direct appointment to USNA. Can I accept the Prep offer and then decline it if I get the Direct to USNA?
  2. falconchic88

    falconchic88 5-Year Member

    Aug 28, 2009
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    What is your deadline to accept the Prep School offer- is it May 1? Technically, Yes, you can accept the USAFA Prep offer, then withdraw your acceptance, to accept a direct offer to USNA, but if your deadline to accept USAFA Prep isn't right around the corner, I would hold off on accepting until you hear from USNA.
  3. 1mom

    1mom Member

    Sep 30, 2015
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    Think through your decisions thoroughly and listen to your heart. There is no rule against changing your mind after accepting an offer. A personal moral issue may arise when and if multiples offers are accepted for the safety/backup purpose due to offer recipient's indecisiveness.
    Do pay attention to the different deadlines of the different offer sources should/when you get more than one. Once an offer is declined, there's not a second chance given by that source. It's a good feeling if you get multiple offers. There's always the "what if" scenerio.