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The Silver Lining of Not Being Accepted to a Preferred College

December 15th, 2023

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The Silver Lining of Not Being Accepted to a Preferred College

It’s hard to face disappointment, especially in light of all the hard work you have done.

Refreshing your screen can feel like it’s leading to something, so it is especially disappointing when it leads to a message telling you that you were not accepted to a college you wanted to attend. This pseudo-commencement speech by Mitch Albom speaks to some of the pressures put on high school students today and how you can shift your perspective when it comes to a disappointing college admission decision.

“Today, excellence isn’t enough. Gandhi would be put on a waiting list.”

The College That Rejects You May Do You a Favor” by Mitch Albom

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