Saturday, December 13, 2014

What Your College Application Decisions Won't Tell You | Patrick O'Connor

Many of our students have already completed their college applications and will be hearing soon if they have been accepted or not.  This can be very stressful!  It can be exciting or it can be disappointing.  Last week I a young man was in the Media Center when he found out and he let me know that he had been denied.  He was obviously hurt and I hurt for him!

This article offers a good perspective on the process - a college's decision to accept or deny you tells you nothing about:

  • succeeding at that college
  • your ability to have a happy life
  • ...read the article to learn more!

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/patrick-oconnor/what-your-college-applica_b_6309996.html

As you do hear - whether you are accepted or denied - talk to others about it!  Tell your teachers, parents, and family.  We accept you and know your value!

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