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The Rejection Thread

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Replies to: The Rejection Thread

  • kiterunner18kiterunner18 Registered User Posts: 1,394 Senior Member
    Waitlisted: Northwestern, Wellesley

    Rejected: Amherst

    Hopefully I won't have to return to this thread later tomorrow (but that's just wishful thinking...)
  • jellyyajellyya Registered User Posts: 270 Junior Member
    Thank you so much for that explanation, lonesplendor.

    I said "real college EXPERIENCE" not "real college." If Hunter is not REAL COLLEGE, I wouldn't apply there at first place -_-


    EDIT: ok, Ksar.. I see why you understood. Sorry for uncleared statement ;)
  • nightpwnsj00nightpwnsj00 Registered User Posts: 482 Member
    Rejected:
    Conn College
    Wesleyan

    Waitlisted:
    Smith D=
  • teamfrangela92teamfrangela92 Registered User Posts: 880 Member
    Rejected - Middlebury

    Waiting on Cornell, Dartmouth + Brown and will edit this later lol.
  • februarypiscesfebruarypisces Registered User Posts: 8 New Member
    Rejected - middlebury
    Waitlisted - Wesleyan
  • hardworkerhardworker Registered User Posts: 1,322 Senior Member
    Rejected: Tufts, Vanderbilt
    Accepted: Emory, UMich, UIUC Honors Business w/ scholarship, Case with 20,000 per year
    Waiting: NYU, Penn, Brown, Columbia
  • glam407glam407 Registered User Posts: 175 Junior Member
    Rejected: Chicago, Gwu, Barnard, UVA, W&M, Georgetown, CMU.

    Wow my life.
  • mediopollitomediopollito Registered User Posts: 478 Member
    Rejected: Juilliard (does this even count? they don't even look at SAT scores lol)

    Accepted: UNC-Chapel Hill, Northwestern, Oberlin College/Conservatory.

    Waiting on: Columbia. (ohhhh boy) =/

    Good luck everyone!
  • crazypianist1116crazypianist1116 Registered User Posts: 299 Junior Member
    Eastman...
  • TotheSkyTotheSky Registered User Posts: 292 Junior Member
    Rejected: USC, Tufts

    Waitlisted: BU, Tulane

    Accepted: UCSB (OOS), American, Northeastern, Pitt

    Waiting: Cornell, NYU, Chapman (although, I think I got rejected/waitlisted from chapman, at least according to their vague online status update)

    Brb tomorrow to add more to reject pile from waiting pile.
  • awkwardsquirrelawkwardsquirrel Registered User Posts: 20 New Member
    Rejected: Bates and Smith (and I did early decision at Smith! Epic Fail!!)

    Accepted: Wheaton (MA), Fordham (Lincoln Center), Sarah Lawrence College

    Still Waiting: Bennington and Bard
  • ahappyaccidentahappyaccident Registered User Posts: 63 Junior Member
    Rejected: Rice, U of Chicago
    Waitlisted: Scripps and Swarthmore!!! (my reachiest reach and one true love)

    since I can't actually afford any of them I'm not especially crushed. Yey! for schools that want me and merit-based full rides.
  • finsong8finsong8 Registered User Posts: 50 Junior Member
    Waitlisted: Johns Hopkins and Kenyon
    Rejected: None :D
    JHU was a reach for me and I wasn't too interested in Kenyon. I'm really happy with the schools I got into.
  • sprevitesprevite Registered User Posts: 325 Member
    Rejected: Georgetown, Johns Hopkins
    Waitlisted: Boston College, Carnegie Mellon, Emory

    haah all done from hearing. woooo
  • BurrrnsBurrrns Registered User Posts: 138 Junior Member
    Waitlisted:
    MHC @ Hunter ): Yeah, my first choice. It stung.... still does. ):
    Barnard

    Rejected:
    Johns Hopkins

    Echoing Tothesky, I'll brb tomorrow.

    Whatever. I guess this was a learning experience. With the exception of Macaulay Honors, there's no way I would have been able to afford the private schools I got rejected/waitlisted to.

    If anything, this'll motivate me to be a total machine and bust my a.s.s in college. I'll do my very, very best so I can avoid experiencing that awful sting of rejection in the future. I admit that getting into an ultra-selective high school must have inflated my ego a bit and somehow given me the illusion that I can have my cake and eat it too. That I could take it easy and still get what I want, college-wise.

    This has brought me back down to Earth. Fail. ):
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