Getting rejected by their top college choice can be tough for your child. Barron Whited, an Agora Cyber Charter School Guidance Counselor, shares his tips for dealing with a college rejection letter.
How to help students who have received a College Rejection Letter
As the winter is rapidly approaching, thousands of high school seniors will receive their college acceptance letters in the mail. Unfortunately, some students may receive a rejection letter instead. Moving past this disappointing news, can be a challenge for some students. Parents can help their children turn this negative situation into a positive learning experience. Here are some ways to help students move beyond the college rejection letter:
1. Be A Good Listener
2. Take Time to Refocus
3. Explore Waitlist or Transferring (see if college has a waitlist for students or if the college accepts transfer students)
4. Help Students Search Alternatives
5. Be Enthusiastic and Encouraging
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