Ever since I wrote a detailed post about “How to Get Into UC Berkeley” I’ve received hundreds of e-mails from students requesting I proofread their personal statements: I always try take the time to help! I’ve met many wonderful students in the process & I’ve even met a few in real life!
A few days ago, I received a different type of letter. This student had an inquiry about the fears of rejection & how to accept rejection. It couldn’t come at a better time (b/c I’m going through a failed project at the moment) & thought it would be best to write my response through a post.
Letter from The Wonderful Student in Florence:
Kathryn – this blogpost is for you! Alright, let’s start this thing!
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A few days I received an e-mail from a reader:
The reader asked me, i) why did I study rhetoric at UC Berkeley? & ii) what is my current profession? This post may bore you, but this question couldn’t be asked at a better time because I haven’t written anything personal in a while. And, especially because I’m getting back into the writing game, it would be nice to write… something.
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Note: you can always skip the intro if you need help writing your UC Personal Statement. Advice & My Contact is near the bottom.
For how small this website’s community is – I’m always surprised when someone emails me (jonathan.gaurano [at] gmail.com) asking me to write an article. I appreciate it and like when you all do this because it helps me write something on this blog. Yes, I’m writing for you.
This person asked if I could write about I got into college.
Here it goes!
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