Posting Letters Relieve Sting Of College Rejection
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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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.