Posting Letters Relieve Sting Of College Rejection
Correction April 7, 2009
We misidentified the student who wrote about the rejection walls for her school paper. Her name is Danielle Edelman, not Danielle Edelson.
RENEE MONTAGNE, host:
Good Morning. I'm Renee Montagne.
Some high school seniors here in California are taking a bit of the sting out of college rejection letters by posting them. Rejection walls at Palo Alto and Gunn High Schools are filled with variations on: It is with regret that I write to inform you. Some are crumpled and smoothed out. Student Daniel Eddleson(ph) wrote in the student paper, With each punch of the stapler, another rejected senior feels a sense of camaraderie and liberation.
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