Getting a rejection letter from a college can be quite a devastating blow. Learning your first choice college does not want you can be heart wrenching. Try to ease the blow by turning the tables and writing a “Reject the Rejection” letter. Refer back to it as needed. See sample below and write your own “Reject the Rejection” letter.
Dear First Choice College:
I was torn apart when I received your rejection letter. Then I realized this was a blessing in disguise. I am now able to pursue other universities, such as xxxxxx.
I know you receive applications from more qualified candidates that you can admit. This year I did not make it into the “admitted” category. Yu did not recognize the contributions I could make to the campus through my interests in
I am excited I will be able to make contributions at a college such as xxxxx. I plan to take advantage of the following programs on the campus I attend:
I am sorry that it won’t be at your campus, but I know I can still be successful as a student at any of the colleges I have been accepted to.
Enter all your admissions decisions, along with financial aid awards, into the Decisions section of Edge.