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Accepted or Rejected? The Envelope Please….

Today is April 1st, the day by which colleges and universities across the land must tell their applicants of their decision:  accepted, rejected, or waitlisted. I was interviewed by Forbes.com the other day regarding my opinion about how students should handle the prospect of being rejected to their first choice school. You can read what […]

Facing College Rejection

The New York Times Motherlode Blog carried a good commentary the other day about receiving rejection letters. This is  stressful time.  But it’s important never to take rejection personally. Often students are rejected primarily because they do not fit what the college is seeking. Thus all the more reason to take great care in choosing […]

Eight Tips For Handling Rejection in College Admission

Forbes.com recently did a series of articles on the aftermath of the college admissions season, and looked at how kids are handling rejection. I was featured as one of their experts in providing tips on how to handle rejection. Check it out; scroll through the slides. This little slide show was an accompaniment to a […]