What to do if you didn't get into your top choice?
The bittersweet season of college decisions has begun and while many of us are overjoyed, some of us may feel disappointed that we didn't get into our top-choice universities. AIM is here to remind you that REJECTION IS REDIRECTION.
No school defines whether you will be successful in life or not. Only YOU can determine that. Life will bring setbacks and disappointments, and they will keep coming at you, so if you are learning to feel the pain and move to PlanB, then you are learning a life skill.
Dwelling on the past will only bring forth negative emotions. Focus on the options you still have moving forward. Here are some solutions to consider:
The truth is admissions rates are dropping as more and more high schoolers compete for limited positions. Remember that rejection is always redirection. Focus on your plan of action. Being rejected doesn't put your life on pause. You can still become successful, with hard work and determination.
Written by: Breanna Ellis
AIM College Counselor