No individual likes to be rejected. Whether it may be at any given point of life. Rejection is something that everyone finds difficult to cope up with. And especially more difficult with growing teens. They already have a lot of hormonal changes in process and a rejection at this particular stage cannot be the best thing to handle. However, rejection is a part of the parcel of life. The only way to deal with is to face is. Following are a few ways how to deal with college rejection:
Rejection is not the end: Remember that rejection from a college is not the end of the road and neither the end of the world. It fact, it may be the start of an awesome life that you will not accept initially.
Read the letter carefully: You need to read the letter of rejection from college in order to make sure whether is it that you are completely rejected, or they have put you on a waiting list. So that there still can be some hope.
React to it: Always remember that everyone has their own way of dealing with situations. So if you need to cry it out or hit a pillow, do no hesitate. It doesn’t make you any weak. Dealing with rejection is strong enough.
Reapplication: See what are the chance of reconsideration and whether you can re-apply in the same college. Look at all their requirements and assess whether you suit those requirements. If you very desperately want to go that particular college only then consider applying again.
Positive is the way to go: Being positive helps a lot. It gives you the support that you need and it will assist you in accepting the fact that better things are in store for you.
Apply to other colleges: you would not want to waste your time, so you must apply to other colleges as well.