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College Decisions | #WeBelongInCollege Stories

Last updated September 28, 2020

For some students, the hardest part of the college process is when the decisions start to come in. In these #WeBelongInCollege stories, students share how they coped after they heard back from colleges. 

Karoline’s #WeBelongInCollege Story

Karoline started to question if she belonged in college at all when she was rejected from her dream school. Thanks to the love and support from her college counselor, she realized that when one dream ends, a new one can begin. 

Eddie Joe’s #WeBelongInCollege Story

Eddie Joe was thrilled to learn that he was accepted into college. It was the reaction of his peers that he found troubling, and that made him question whether he deserved to be accepted at a competitive college. 

Isabella's #WeBelongInCollege Story

The college process was tough for Isabella even before she started to hear back from colleges. “I lost all hope. I didn’t know what to do with myself. I felt like I wasn’t deserving to get in.” And then came the hardest part.

Alejandro’s #WeBelongInCollege Story

Alejandro’s dream was always to go to Georgetown University. But his dreams were cut short when he got rejected. In his story, he explains how he did not let the rejection stop him, because “I wanted to succeed as badly as I wanted to breathe.”

           

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