Mar 6, 2006, 7:28 PM
Post #18 of 1632
Oh, it was a banner day for rejection-- Syracuse, Montana and Cornell all arrived today. And while I knew they were coming, it didn't make it any better to rip open the envelopes. By the way, I don't actually read the letters until days later -- just sort of skim them-- because I know that how they're worded will just piss me off. Funny, my boyfriend put some Elliott Smith on earlier today, and I didn't even think about it at the time. I'm a teacher and am focused on getting grades finished. They're due tomorrow. So, now here I sit, sipping (gulping down) a whiskey sour and writing narrative comments. I mean, please, how can you expect me to say substantive things about my students while completely sober when my future hangs in the balance? I am on the waitlist at Michigan, but the chances of actually getting in seem extremely slim to me.
Re: [clarabow] I haven't gotten in anywhere yet. I am happy that you have, but I can't read your posts about how hard it is to choose between schools right now. I used to go the Waiting game for comfort, but now it makes me feel like a big loser and lik
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So, thanks for starting the thread -- we deserve to have a good pity party. We all worked our asses off in an attempt to make our dreams happen, and we are watching our prospects slowly slip away. I'd rather all the letters came on one day-- one big day of rejection rather than this drawn out, painful, ultimately irritating process. I vacillate between not caring and caring desperately. I'm sure you all know what I mean.