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What should I do if I don't get into my dream college?

Hi everyone, I'm a junior in high school, and I've been dreaming about attending a specific college for years. However, I know that there's always a chance I won't get in. What should I do if I don't get into my dream college? How can I cope with the disappointment? Thanks for your advice!

11 months ago

First of all, it's great that you're thinking ahead and preparing yourself for different outcomes. It's important to remember that not getting into your dream college doesn't mean you won't have a successful and fulfilling college experience elsewhere. There are many great schools out there, and sometimes the college we initially thought was perfect for us isn't necessarily the best fit. If you don't get into your dream college, give yourself time to process the disappointment and then start looking into other options. You may find that another school offers a program or opportunities that are just as good, if not better, than the one you initially wanted to attend. Additionally, you could consider transferring to your dream college after completing a year or two at another school. Many students take this route and are able to successfully transfer. Keep in mind that your college experience is what you make of it, so focus on finding a school that aligns with your goals and values, and make the most out of your time there.

11 months ago

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