What to Do If You Receive a College Rejection Letter

They Got Rejected From Their Dream School — Now What?

They Got Rejected From Their Dream School — Now What?

They took the SATs, visited campuses, sent their applications, and now teens across the country are anxiously awaiting their college letters. Unfortunately, not all envelopes will be filled with congratulatory messages. Acceptance rates dropped to less than six percent in 2013, making it more difficult for high school seniors to get into their first-choice — and even second-choice — schools. Because of this, it's important to not only prepare your child for potential rejection, but to help them recover from it. Here, tips to help your child bounce back from a rejection letter.

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