college rejection

Throw out the image of high school for a second and imagine instead your child were going backpacking in the Himalayas. Would you let them coast until the trip? Or would you insist they've got to break in those hiking boots?
Whether you're accepted, rejected, or waitlisted this college admission season it's important to remember that college isn't about the name of the institution -- it's about what you make of the experience.
On that night in late March, I was rejected by all the Ivy League schools I applied to. First came a sense of anger, as I questioned how others with inferior academic qualifications succeeded in getting in. Then came a period of What-Ifs.
College decisions are rolling out and you may need to tiptoe around the eggshells.
Getting turned down from your *~dream~* school can feel like The Worst Thing in the World. Will you ever recover? There's
Rejection from any college sucks. However, it's important to understand that there is a world outside college admissions, and life is actually okay with a rejection letter from anywhere between one and infinite schools. Here's my breakdown on how to best equip yourself this week.
Application season is rough on everyone. And it flat out sucks when your friends get a bunch of acceptance letters and you don't-even if you applied to completely different schools.
Rejection offers us a chance to re-think our plan, to realign or challenge our initial beliefs and ensure that where we think we want to go is indeed in our highest and best good. Here are three ways rejection can be helpful..
What I did not realize, as I started down the long hard road to finding an agent and attempting to sell my writing, was how much these rejections would help me in other aspects of my life
Everyone has heard this time and time again but it really is true, life does goes on. Despite the rejection these students and even we as people are faced with life keeps going. There is no pause button on life just because you are hurt, disappointed or heartbroken.
Didn't get that college place you wanted? Don't stress, you have options, lots of them. Now might not be the right time for college, and you may need more time to figure out what you want to do.
“In the end, it’s honestly a crapshoot,” said Tatiana. “There are so many exceptional students in the country right now, so
Although Ivies can get you great connections and opportunities, college does not define a person.
A 2013 poll stated that more than 40 percent of college graduates were underemployed, and more than half of grads said getting
My mind is on other things: Who will Frank Underwood target next? Will there be a Frozen 2 (the first one was AMAZING)? But most importantly, my mind has been revolved around one thing: college decisions.
Well, not really. I'm still a senior in high school, but I have finally gotten off the roller coaster of applying to college that I boarded as an apprehensive, but ambitious, junior. But, having finished this process, I find that I have more questions than answers.
I believe it is the second worst thing about the application process, because a rejection can make you doubt yourself, your future and brings about the "what ifs." What if I did better on the SAT's? What if I took on more APs? What if I did more extracurricular activities?
A year ago, if you told me that I'd be satisfied with where I was, I wouldn't believe you. I had gotten rejected from two schools on the same day and the only relatively redeeming quality to that day was that I was waitlisted to another.
Remember the dreaded thin letter is simply a thin letter. This piece of paper says nothing about your worth, creativity or potential.