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someguyfromcanada  ·  2005 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: FFFFFFFUUUUUUUUUUUUCK.

Damn. I so sorry to hear that sp00ns. Rejection from an academic program (or anywhere for that matter) is really disheartening and can be taken personally. But it is nothing personal as it is just a numbers and personality game.

I have probably been rejected from more programs than have accepted me and I know the feeling well. Especially if you have your heart set on one in particular. I really wanted to do law at Oxford. Had the marks, had a glowing recommendation from someone who had her LLD from there (the highest law degree possible), had corresponded with the prof I wanted to study under and not being accepted fucking killed me. In hindsight that was probably a major factor contributing to me not finishing my 4th year of undergrad. I just gave up.

But here I am with 2 more law degrees and with far less tea and scones in my belly. Not the end by far my friend.