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When you decide that you’re gonna apply for college:

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When you realize how many colleges there are to choose from:

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This college has 40% minority enrollment?!

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When you finally find a college that has “smart people” and “beautiful women” and believes “climate change is a hoax”:

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Trying to calculate the chances of being accepted:

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When your friend says that he’s also applying there:

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I have to fill out this entire application???

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Listing your proudest accomplishment on the Common App:

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“Some students have a background, identity, interest, or talent that is so meaningful… please share your story”

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“Describe a problem you’ve solved or a problem you’d like to solve…and what steps you took or could be taken to identify a solution.”

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“Why do you want to attend this college?”

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“What do you want to major in, and why?”

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When you realize the application is due today but you still have another essay to write…

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After you manage to submit your application on time:

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When you get an interview invite from an alum:

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“So, what is your greatest strength?”

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“What differentiates you from all the other applicants?”

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When you get caught off guard by one of the interviewer’s questions:

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And you realize you can’t come up with an intelligent response:

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So you tell your interviewer that you “beat China all the time. ALL the time.”

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Walking out of the interview like:

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Realizing you have to wait until March to hear back:

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When you get your first rejection letter:

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When you get your second rejection letter:

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Third rejection:

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Fourth rejection:

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Fifth rejection:

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Every other rejection after that:

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But when you finally get your first acceptance letter…

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