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Calling All Rejects (College Post #1)

“Hey,” it says, cradling my confidence, one whisper from taking it away. “You’re not good enough.”

It came to me again, seven hours ago, in a cafe ten minutes away from home. I opened my email to check the results of my last four college applications. Sitting in that tiny booth, with bread crumbs spilled across the seat, I discovered my academic destiny.

One acceptance, along with the three I had already received. Four total. Good.

Two wait-lists. Ouch.

One rejection. Burn. Continue reading



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