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Why I feel it’s important to share rejection stories in academia

Why I feel it’s important to share rejection stories in academia

Elaine Gregersen
Thu, 04/11/2019 – 07:52

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Rejection sucks. It can affect us like physical pain. But like we would the genesis of an old scar on the forehead, let’s keep sharing our tales of rejection.

Each year, around this time, some of my students greet me with sad faces. They’ve tried their best to get a training contract or a paralegal position, but they haven’t been successful.