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Are you over your college rejections?

diana2012diana2012 Registered User Posts: 462 Member
edited April 2012 in High School Life
I sort of am in that I'm excited for where I'm going, but I haven't totally forgotten getting rejected from my dream school. My friends are all over the place; some are still as crushed as the day it happened, and some don't care at all.

What about you guys? Still upset or moved on?
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Replies to: Are you over your college rejections?

  • LulliesLullies Registered User Posts: 761 Member
    Sometimes you can't fight what happens and you tell yourself that everything happens for a reason.

    Sometimes you have to be realistic too. But then again, I was waitlisted by my dream school .......................................yolo
  • SolocupSolocup Registered User Posts: 12 New Member
    I got deferred from UMich in late December. I found out I was not admitted in early April. Needless to say I was not happy that I waited such a long time to hear a negative decision but, you have to move on and be happy for the colleges you do get into. Everything is going to be ok and you're going to find a good education anywhere.
  • Davidabb84Davidabb84 - Posts: 1,355 Senior Member
    Completely over it. I love the college I'm going to, and Wake Forest was a pretty high reach for me, so I was surprised that they even bothered to waitlist me and didn't waste any time thinking I'd make it off (which I didn't). Although it was my biggest stretch I was never too thrilled about the thought of attending because this town is a landfill.
  • diana2012diana2012 Registered User Posts: 462 Member
    Yeah, Tufts shut me out... half of me wants to say **** 'em and get over it and half of me wants to transfer after the first semester haha
  • PieceofToastPieceofToast Registered User Posts: 253 Junior Member
    Yeah, I really don't care. When I got all my letters, I sat down, looked at where I got in, and narrowed down until I had a decision made. Simple ,and I'm looking forward to college.
  • mathelamathela Registered User Posts: 318 Member
    I'm a lot more over it than I thought I would be for college rejections. Getting rejected from prom has proven to be 50x more lingering :(
  • enfieldacademyenfieldacademy - Posts: 2,321 Senior Member
    if i think about it, not really. the first feelings that come up are pangs of injustice heh. luckily, i don't really end up thinking about it very much at all.
  • michael2michael2 Registered User Posts: 632 Member
    I didn't get any rejections.
  • enfieldacademyenfieldacademy - Posts: 2,321 Senior Member
    so you're not over your rejections because you never got any in the first place?
  • michael2michael2 Registered User Posts: 632 Member
  • snipersassnipersas Registered User Posts: 679 Member
    Accepted everywhere I applied but Princeton, MIT, and Yale, and Yale still crushes me. Princeton and MIT were tough to accept, but I didn't love them. Yale on the other hand, I did. I keep telling myself that my admits have better programs in my majors (physics and econ) and that i'll be going to school for free anyway, but it's hard nonetheless - particularly given that another student at my school was admitted after he lied about his race.
  • Abcd3f3Abcd3f3 Registered User Posts: 280 Junior Member
    Kind of, my rejections hurt A LOT. Especially MIT, which I really love. It's kind of ruining my happiness about going UCLA tbh
  • PieceofToastPieceofToast Registered User Posts: 253 Junior Member
    Though, one thing: my dad has a friend who -still- has his MIT rejection letter, and he's in his 50s now. Don't be that guy, ladies and gentlemen. There are more important things.
  • WhateverhappensWhateverhappens Registered User Posts: 448 Member
    MIT was my only rejection. I still winch a little when I hear the name, but it's not a big deal. I'm excited for college regardless, plus the school I'm going to has a lot that I would miss at MIT.
  • helloelhelloel - Posts: 1,906 Senior Member
    ^^Wohh, has he kept it as a joke? Or does he actually still dwell on the fact he was rejected?
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