505: Normalizing Rejection

25 Dec

Megan shares advice from a colleague who tells students, “If you get into all the schools on your college list, you may have avoided challenge.”

Rejection is normal and natural but students have a hard time with it. How do we normalize rejection and minimize pain? Erin shares some tips for getting used to rejection and what to do once it inevitably happens.

One of Erin’s students even shared with her about rejection simulators so you can prepare yourself to see the worst: https://ivyhub.org/rejection-simulators/