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what to do w/rejection letters??

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BerkeleyMD

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Keep them'...

That way when you get some sweet a$$ acceptances you at least have an address to send them the good news. Plus, I'd even go as far as including their POS rejection with a copy of acceptance letters.

That will show em'!
 
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desiredusername said:
Q, you get rejection letters? With your scores? Ok, you have no grades, but what is the world coming to?
Yes. Imagine that: there are some people (and med schools) in this world that don't like me. :smuggrin:
 
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johno83 said:
I have 2 so far. They are displayed proudly in my living room. Sometimes its good to get your ego deflated.

Mine is posted in my office, and I've been getting a pretty good kick out of it. I actually haven't read past the first line yet, but do I need to when the first line is:

"I am writing to share what I believe will be disappointing news."

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I am going to save them and show my kids how hard it is to become a physician. I also want them to realize that although the majority might not find you "good" enough, there might be one out there to believe in you and that is all you need.
 
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unfrozencaveman said:
"I am writing to share what I believe will be disappointing news."

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yeah i got a kick out of that first line too. the rest of the letter was so consoling, as if i had suffered the greatest heartbreak. funny thing is i had withdrawn several weeks prior :confused: and yeah it was Dart, unless other schools have ripped off their "we are so amazing that it must be horrific for you to learn you have not been offered a place at our amazing institution" letter format.
 
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jhrugger said:
yeah i got a kick out of that first line too. the rest of the letter was so consoling, as if i had suffered the greatest heartbreak. funny thing is i had withdrawn several weeks prior :confused: and yeah it was Dart, unless other schools have ripped off their "we are so amazing that it must be horrific for you to learn you have not been offered a place at our amazing institution" letter format.

I know, right? It should have also suggested I may want to be seated before continuing.
 
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At Rice, there was a Rejection letter party at the end of the year-- we traded 'em in for beer and pizza.

And yeah, the "we know you MUST be soo disappointed" letters were the best to bring to the party. Especially as I had already decided on a school and wanted another slice of pizza :)
 
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At Rice, there was a Rejection letter party at the end of the year-- we traded 'em in for beer and pizza.

And yeah, the "we know you MUST be soo disappointed" letters were the best to bring to the party. Especially as I had already decided on a school and wanted another slice of pizza :)

haha, I WAS JUST about to post this!
 
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I'm gonna frame all of them and hang them up around my MD diploma.

Someone wrote a really good "Rejection of a Rejection Letter Letter" and posted it a while ago-- I'll try to find it, but with all the server changes and misadventures it might be gone.
 
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unfrozencaveman said:
Mine is posted in my office, and I've been getting a pretty good kick out of it. I actually haven't read past the first line yet, but do I need to when the first line is:

"I am writing to share what I believe will be disappointing news."

?

LOL, that Dartmouth rejection was terrible
 
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That's the best use for them I've heard yet! :D I've got a fat stack of them from last cycle in my drawer.

yep, i've also got a nice pile from last year...12 in all, and already 1 this year from the same school :)

one can send them back saying "you can't reject me! i withdraw my app!"
i also like the idea of sending them back w/ an acceptance letter copy, but i seem to be missing one of those :(

i am planning on keeping them until i do get an acceptance...i used them for reference this year to see which schools rejected me the fastest (and therefore i did not apply to them again).....seems to have worked so far for a better round of apps
 
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unfrozencaveman said:
Mine is posted in my office, and I've been getting a pretty good kick out of it. I actually haven't read past the first line yet, but do I need to when the first line is:

"I am writing to share what I believe will be disappointing news."

?
it's weird.. i made a joke about this one earlier today and came home to find out that I got it too! good thing I was sitting down when I opened it!
 
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jtank said:
post up in room?
bonfire?
toilet paper?
make an "im a loser" collage??


Take them to the post office and tell them that the person does not live there anymore. If you know the folks at the post office tell them to stamp a big-- RETURN TO SENDER, ADDRESSEE NO LONGER LIVES HERE-- on them!

I am sure the schools will get a kick out of it and say Hmmm what is going on here???
 
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jtank said:
post up in room?
bonfire?
toilet paper?
make an "im a loser" collage??

back when i was doing undergrad i saved them so that if i got into grad school anywhere where i was rejected as an undergrad I could send them my rejection letter in place of my SIR :laugh:

not going to end up doing that, i've matured a little. would be funny though, i still have 'em.
 
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